COMPARE_AND_EXCHANGE for linux-powerpc

Carlos Valiente carlos at
Fri Feb 23 02:21:53 PST 2001

On Friday 23 February 2001 10:32, Edouard G. Parmelan wrote:

> > I've copied and pasted the C version of COMPARE_AND_EXCHANGE from
> > config/mips/common.h and everything seems to work OK.
> Be careful, this C version will only work with unix-jthread subsystem.

Oops, I hadn't thought about it :-( What would be a cleaner solution? Perhaps 
an implementation in PowerPC assembler?

> > All the regression tests run ok, except a float test in TestNative:
> Could you try with this configure option --with-libffi -- you must
> install libffi first.

I will test it in the weekend. Thanks for the hint!

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