Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:54:10 +0000 From: Jaydeep Patil <Jaydeep.Patil@...tec.com> To: "musl@...ts.openwall.com" <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: RE: microMIPS32R2 O32 port Hi Rich, We can reuse existing MIPS code for microMIPS. There are places where we read from $ra must be compiled for MIPS. Please refer to https://github.com/JaydeepIMG/musl-1/tree/micromips32r2_v2 for modifications. Thanks, Jaydeep >-----Original Message----- >From: Rich Felker [mailto:dalias@...ifal.cx] On Behalf Of Rich Felker >Sent: 07 April 2017 PM 07:50 >To: musl@...ts.openwall.com >Subject: Re: [musl] [MUSL] 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? > >Rich
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