On 10/18/2016 10:44 PM, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 11:32 AM, Marek Vasut wrote:
>> But the instruction encoding does, so I can use the field from the
>> instruction to directly index the register array.
> Well, no, you can't.
> In fact, it would be cleaner to have multiple arrays -- one for general
> registers and one for control registers -- that you *could* actually
> directly index.  There are only two instructions that touch the control
> registers, rdctl and wrctl.  In those instructions you're having to
> explicitly add 32.

Well yes, that's true.

>> Thanks, I hope this is fixed now, although I mostly special-case the
>> R_ZERO handling throughout the code. Any writes to R_ZERO are now
>> ignored and any usage is converted to mov/movi instructions where
>> applicable.
> We've done that in the past, but in the end it is much cleaner to
> minimize the number of places in which you have to check for R_ZERO.

Isn't it a bit more performant if you generate as little TCG
instructions as possible ?

> r~

Best regards,
Marek Vasut

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