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Re: optimization by as
- From: Virendra Kumar Pathak <kumarvir dot pathak at gmail dot com>
- To: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>
- Cc: "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:40:18 +0530
- Subject: Re: optimization by as
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Could you please give some information on why MAO project is dead ?
On 11 August 2015 at 19:52, Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 6:22 AM, Matthew Fortune
> <Matthew.Fortune@imgtec.com> wrote:
>> Virendra Kumar Pathak <email@example.com> writes:
>>> What other types of optimization can be handled by the assembler ?
>>> Are they capable of re-ordering the instructions ?
>>> For example inserting other instruction between two loads (on machine
>>> with one load unit) to avoid pipeline stall.
>> No, that would then be a compiler/recompiler as it needs to do so much
>> analysis for safety. You 'can' do anything you like in the assembler
>> but probably shouldn't as it is not geared up for that kind of processing.
> Although for a while there was the MAO project:
> http://code.google.com/p/mao/ . As far as I know, though, it is dead.
Virendra Kumar Pathak