Commit 27fe1285 authored by Carter Schonwald's avatar Carter Schonwald Committed by Austin Seipp

add more information about the nature of support of prefetch primops on none...

add more information about the nature of support of prefetch primops on none x86/AMD64 -fasm platforms (and -fvia)
to the 7.8 release notes
Signed-off-by: default avatarAustin Seipp <austin@well-typed.com>
parent 5c6ced55
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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>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
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