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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 15/15] x86/lib/memcpy_64.S: Convert memcpy to ALTERNATIVE_2 macro
On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 08:26:33AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Since most CPUs we care about have ERMS, wouldn't it be better to
> patch in the actual memcpy_erms sequence into the primary memcpy()
> function? It's just about 9 bytes AFAICT.

Actually, most set REP_GOOD - all Intel family 6 and all relevant AMDs.

And only the newer Intels have ERMS. My SNB, for example doesn't while
IVB has it. So I'd guess everything >= IVB would have it.


ECO tip #101: Trim your mails when you reply.

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