[libre-riscv-dev] daily kan-ban update 22jun2020

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Jun 23 00:03:45 BST 2020

On Monday, June 22, 2020, Cesar Strauss <cestrauss at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ongoing:
> * Work on the parallel unit test concept in
> src/soc/experiment/test/test_compalu_multi.py.


> * Work on the unit tests for LDSTCompUnit in
> src/soc/experiment/compldst_multi.py

you saw i added bytereversal there? unfortunately, weirdly, the
compldst_multi unit test fails on byterev=false but l0_cache.py test works

very odd.

> Recently:
> * Became temporarily obsessed with pipelines in general, and with the
> Pipeline API in particular.

very funny :)

> Added some resources to the wiki:

ah fantastic.

> * Lecture notes - Floating Point Appreciation
> http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~markhill/cs354/Fall2008/notes/flpt.apprec.html
> Among other things, has a nice explanation on arithmetic, rounding modes
> and the sticky bit.

yes we need to sort that out and add exceptions.

you should see the logic for FMA rounding, it is mental.


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