[kaffe] CVS kaffe (dalibor): Small fix for m68k build problems

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Tue Dec 9 08:10:03 PST 2003

Kiyo Inaba wrote:
>>I hope that the inlining of methods will help expose the current build
>>failures on m68k platforms (d0) earlier,
> If you tackle this problem, could yo also check some new instructions
> available for 040? If I remember correctly, 040 can do COMPARE_AND_
> EXCHANGE smarter with these. This is the part what I planned to do
> for the last 9 months and still not starting (my 040 box can still
> only speaks MacOS :-<).

I don't know, I don't really speak m68k assembler. From what I've seen 
fro the m68k programming guide, there is also a cas2 instruction to 
compare and swap two operands, but I don't see where we could use that.

> And of course, FLUSH_DCACHE should use proper system calls for each
> OS...

FLUSH_DCACHE is necessary because some platforms need that for 
self-modifying code, right? Any ideas where one could find docs on that?

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