Re: [PATCH 1/2] arm64: bpf: add 'store immediate' instruction

From: Z Lim
Date: Thu Nov 12 2015 - 22:45:25 EST

On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Shi, Yang <yang.shi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/11/2015 4:39 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
>> Wait a second, we're both talking rubbish here :) The STR (immediate)
>> form is referring to the addressing mode, whereas this patch wants to
>> store an immediate value to memory, which does need moving to a register
>> first.
> Yes, the immediate means immediate offset for addressing index. Doesn't mean
> to store immediate to memory.
> I don't think any load-store architecture has store immediate instruction.

Indeed. Sorry for the noise.

Somehow Will caught a whiff of whatever I was smoking then :)
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