Re: [ACPI] Re: Linux 2.4.26-rc1 (cmpxchg vs 80386 build)

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 11:44:46 EST

Willy Tarreau wrote:

In what I described, a 386 target would be compiled with -march=i386,
but the cmpxchg() FUNCTION will still reference the cmpxchg op-code
in the __asm__ statement, and this is perfectly valid. In this case,
only callers of the cmpxchg() FUNCTION will have a chance to use it.
And at the moment, the only client seems to be ACPI.

Will the assembler even let you compile the cmpxchg asm instruction if you're building for i386?


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