add more information about the nature of support of prefetch primops on none x86...
authorCarter Tazio Schonwald <carter.schonwald@gmail.com>
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:27:35 +0000 (12:27 -0500)
committerAustin Seipp <austin@well-typed.com>
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:32:35 +0000 (16:32 -0600)
to the 7.8 release notes

Signed-off-by: Austin Seipp <austin@well-typed.com>
docs/users_guide/7.8.1-notes.xml

index c60bacf..7568246 100644 (file)
                     guide the processor's caching decisions.
                </para>
                 <para>
-                    Currently, these are only supported with the LLVM
-                    backend and x86/amd64 backends.
+                    Currently, the primops get translated into
+                    the associated hardware supported prefetch
+                    instructions only with the LLVM backend and
+                    x86/amd64 backends. On all other backends,
+                    the prefetch primops are currently erased
+                    at code generation time.
                </para>
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