[libre-riscv-dev] power pc
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Oct 29 20:49:22 GMT 2019
On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 8:16 PM Michael Pham <pham.michael.98 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does this mean that all these use cases will suffer from less
> efficiency if you do decide to switch to POWER?
that's what i really want to know.
> That seems like a huge downside honestly given how important C++11 is.
> Maybe just stick with RISC-V instead?
ohhh hell no. if Hugh gets back to me that the other OpenPower
Members (NXP, IBM etc.) are ok with the "breakout" system
(ISANS/ISAMUX), in an "official" capacity, it's worth it, just for the
we can then always design and add c++-atomic-compatible instructions
(if it turns out that the implementation of standard power-atomics is
really that awkward).
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