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Date: Sat, 11 May 2013 17:39:43 +0200
From: Lukas Odzioba <>
Subject: Re: AMD GCN ISA development

2013/5/11 Sayantan Datta <>:
> Why ? It is easy to convert the mnemonics to bytecode. Although there is ton
> of other stuff(most likely memory addresses and constant buffer address etc)
> besides the instructions but if we don't mess with the data portion , then
> it should be possible to modify the isa alone in binary.

Of course you're right if we talk about just little patching the
binary. Maybe we can force compiler to place nop's where we want. But
In my opinion this will be uncomfortable sooner or later.


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