From: Naveen N. Rao > Sent: 13 January 2017 17:10 > Generate instructions to perform the endian conversion using registers, > rather than generating two memory accesses. > > The "way easier and faster" comment was obviously for the author, not > the processor.
That rather depends on whether the processor has a store to load forwarder that will satisfy the read from the store buffer. I don't know about ppc, but at least some x86 will do that. David