Bug 728 - ISACaller needs a cleanup and partial re-factoring
Summary: ISACaller needs a cleanup and partial re-factoring
Alias: None
Product: Libre-SOC's first SoC
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Source Code (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- enhancement
Assignee: dmitry.selyutin
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Blocks: 241
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Reported: 2021-10-13 20:00 BST by dmitry.selyutin
Modified: 2021-10-13 21:14 BST (History)
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Description dmitry.selyutin 2021-10-13 20:00:48 BST
As it stands, ISACaller, especially its `call` method, needs to be cleaned up. First, some code chunks must be decoupled into standalone functions.
A great care must be taken since this is, essentially, the heart of instruction execution. It _essential_ to re-run all tests we have src/openpower/decoder/isa before committing every single change.

More details at IRC logs: https://libre-soc.org/irclog/%23libre-soc.2021-10-10.log.html#t2021-10-10T15:33:16
Comment 1 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton 2021-10-13 21:12:33 BST
outline / plan here: