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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] tcg/mips: Add support for mips64el backend

From: Aurelien Jarno
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] tcg/mips: Add support for mips64el backend
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:24:07 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20161014 (1.7.1)


On 2016-11-14 17:33, Jin Guojie wrote:
> Richard,
> I have studied your V2 patch
> https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-02/msg02969.html
> . Though I have not tested this patch on Loongson machine, I feel this 
> patch has implemented MIPS64 ISA very completely, including big/little
> endian, N32 and N64 ABI. The use of #if is more clean. Many corner cases
> are well handled. My patch is only a subset of yours.
> I wonder why your patch have not be merged into the mainstream.
> If I had seen it before, I don't need to waste time reinventing my patch.
> Since tcg target for MIPS64 is of great use for developers, I 
> really hope this feature can be merged into mainstream.
> Is your v2 patch still in review process? Is there chance for this
> patch to be merged in a not so long term? Or should other code
> work should be done before being merged?

Please see:

In short this patch set looks overall good, but breaks support for
existing big-endian 32-bit hosts. It also doesn't fully work on 64-bit
hosts for 32-bit guests, but I guess that's something acceptable, as
it's not a regression.


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