[Libre-soc-dev] PowerPC64 inline assembly in Rust

Jacob Lifshay programmerjake at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 21:13:33 BST 2020

On Thu, Aug 6, 2020, 13:00 Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:

> I commented on the tracking issue for the new implementation of inline
> assembly in Rust, asking that PowerPC64 be the ISA added next:
> https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/72016#issuecomment-670158989

For reference: Pull request for adding Hexagon support:

> The new implementation of inline assembly is the version Rust is planning
> on stabilizing, the old implementation (now renamed to `llvm_asm!`) binds
> directly to LLVM's inline assembly with all of its quirks and undocumented
> behavior, and Rust is planning on deprecating and potentially removing it
> -- it was never stabilized (available in stable releases of Rust).
> Should we create an issue on libre-soc's bugtracker and potentially help
> fund implementing powerpc64 inline assembly?
> Jacob

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