On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 20:04 +0400, Maxim Kuvyrkov wrote:
> Peter Bergner wrote:
> > In the mean time, I have asked Luis to test your patch on POWER6 to ensure
> > there are no performance degradations. It doesn't look like there should
> > be, but...
> The assembler should be exactly the same. If it isn't, then there's a
> bug in the patch.
That's exactly what we're testing for. With your patch, we'll always
decrement the precedence value if we have a pointer. With the old code,
that occurred only for RTX_OBJ. Maybe that's the only case were we'll
see pointers, but I personally don't know that for sure.