Re: Inquiry about brl statement

From: David Mosberger-Tang <>
Date: 2007-04-28 06:00:53

I'm sure I missed that point about brl.  I probably just assumed it
would have the same behavior as regular branches.  Thanks for catching


On 4/27/07, Luck, Tony <> wrote:
> > As I remember it, a taken branch acts as a stop whereas a non-taken
> > branch doesn't (so if no explicit stop bit is following a branch, then
> > it must be OK for the entire group to be executed in parallel).  I
> > suppose it's possible the definition changed or that my (admittedly
> > bad) memory is playing tricks on me. ;-)
> The SDM page for "brl" doesn't look to have any get-out-of stop-bits-free
> option.  It says:
>  "This instruction must be immediately followed by a stop; otherwise
>   its behaviour is undefined."
> -Tony

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