[E3-hacking] Compiling Apps

David Given dg at cowlark.com
Wed Oct 4 14:22:40 BST 2006

Jasmine Strong wrote:
> Having been the engineer responsible for determining the performance
> difference between OMAP1510's Thumb and ARM modes,  I can
> safely tell you that until the advent of Thumb2, there's no way this
> is even close to true.  Restrictions on the available operations (and,
> later, on the branch predictor in ARM11) stop Thumb from approaching
> the sorts of gains you might hope to see.

What, you mean ARM's public relations department have been lying to me? I
can't believe it!

At least it saves me some work...

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