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Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 10:19:41 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: microMIPS32R2 O32 port

On Fri, Apr 07, 2017 at 06:47:57AM +0000, Jaydeep Patil wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> microMIPS is an Application Specific Extension (ASE) to MIPS cores.
> Both microMIPS and MIPS can co-exist. MIPS code can call microMIPS
> and vice-versa. microMIPS is a compressed ISA and contains both 16
> and 32-bit instructions for code size benefit.

In that case I'm confused what the benefit of compiling the asm files
as micromips rather than plain mips is. Is it just to save 10 bytes
here and there?


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