[Libre-soc-isa] [Bug 893] SVP64 proposal to OPF

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Sat Jul 23 10:42:44 BST 2022


--- Comment #10 from Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> ---
(In reply to Jacob Lifshay from comment #8)

> imho the comparison table needs a User-selectable Vector Length (VL reg)
> column, since we want to emphasize that we're avoiding ARM SVE's trap of not
> allowing the user to pick specific vector lengths -- mostly because the trap
> isn't obvious unless explicitly pointed out and we want OpenPower to not
> fall into that trap.

i'm putting that in the summary and also spelling it out in the footnotes.
if it's really not obvious then yes, sigh, have to work out if another column
can be added. table's very cramped even landscape. v. small font.

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