[libre-riscv-dev] [Bug 64] data handling / io control / data routing API needed

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Fri Apr 19 09:25:17 BST 2019


--- Comment #2 from Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> ---
(In reply to Jacob Lifshay from comment #1)
> see
> https://salsa.debian.org/Kazan-team/simple-barrel-processor/blob/master/src/
> PipelineBuildingBlockAPIProposal.py for a WIP API proposal.
> Which API design to use is not resolved yet.

yes. and names need to be agreed.  there's been a lot of confusion
resulting from names that have multiple potential meanings.

the other design is here:

this design is already in use (in the IEEE754 FPU) which implies that
changes need to be handled very carefully in an incremental fashion,
to keep all unit tests operational at all times.

review of each is needed (TBD separate comment).

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