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GCC 12 Merges Initial Support For RISC-V’s Bitmanip Extensions | Michael Larabel, Phoronix

By October 25, 2021October 26th, 2021No Comments

Following the recent RISC-V Bitmanip work in Binutils, the GCC 12 compiler has now landed preliminary support for the RISC-V ISA’s bit manipulation extension.

RISC-V’s Bitmanip is a collection of several component extensions intended to help cater the open-source processor ISA for better efficiency that can result in code size reduction, better performance, and reduced energy consumption.

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