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Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 05:59:20 +0200
From: Lukas Odzioba <lukas.odzioba@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: gcnasm should generate final text *.isa.

2013/7/12 Sayantan Datta <std2048@...il.com>:
> The gcnasm is not generating the *isa files even though the -save-temps
> options are used. Probably this is just normal when you build kernel from
> binaries. But we should somehow generate the final text isa anyway because
> you would know you are not patching any wrong vgpr/sgpr that are being used
> for some other purposes like storing the thread ids etc.

Thanks for finding this out!
Unfortunatelly it is known driver dependent issue:
http://devgurus.amd.com/thread/166635

> For now you could generate the text isa before patching and mark the
> locations where the new patch would be inserted.

This solution should be the easiest to implement.

Lukas

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