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From: David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>
To: 'Guo Ren' <guoren@kernel.org>, Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@dabbelt.com>
Cc: Matteo Croce <mcroce@linux.microsoft.com>,
	linux-riscv <linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Atish Patra <Atish.Patra@wdc.com>,
	"Emil Renner Berthing" <kernel@esmil.dk>,
	Akira Tsukamoto <akira.tsukamoto@gmail.com>,
	Drew Fustini <drew@beagleboard.org>,
	Bin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com>,
	"Christoph Hellwig" <hch@infradead.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] riscv: use the generic string routines
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:35:40 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9a8137149a164a13a7a04d72b133ad3b@AcuMS.aculab.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJF2gTTJ8M5FpL4=PDnPQgrrPaLxVhsZCTO2rXqaOm6MEn=gnA@mail.gmail.com>

> > These ended up getting rejected by Linus, so I'm going to hold off on
> > this for now.  If they're really out of lib/ then I'll take the C
> > routines in arch/riscv, but either way it's an issue for the next
> > release.
> Agree, we should take the C routine in arch/riscv for common
> implementation. If any vendor what custom implementation they could
> use the alternative framework in errata for string operations.

I though the asm ones were significantly faster because
they were less affected by read latency.

(But they were horribly broken for misaligned transfers.)

	David

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-13 11:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-19 11:43 Matteo Croce
2021-08-03 16:54 ` Matteo Croce
2021-08-04 20:40   ` Palmer Dabbelt
2021-08-05  8:20     ` David Laight
2021-08-05 10:31     ` Matteo Croce
2021-09-11  3:49       ` Palmer Dabbelt
2021-09-11 17:26         ` David Laight
2021-09-12  0:10         ` Guo Ren
2021-09-13 11:35           ` David Laight [this message]
2021-09-19 19:13             ` Matteo Croce

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