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Date:	Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:49:44 -0700
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	Tim Northover <>
Cc:	Ramkumar Ramachandra <>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,
	LKML <>,
	LLVMdev <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: [LLVMdev] [PATCH] x86/asm: avoid mnemonics without type suffix

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Tim Northover <> wrote:
> I don't think you've actually tested that, have you? (x86-64)

Oh, you're right, for constants > 5 bits you have that other thing
going on. I didn't think about the fact that the constant changed in
the middle of the thread (it started out as 1).

We use the gcc constraint "I" (0-31) in the kernel for this reason.

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