x86 string instructions

Chris Jones jones.chris.g at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 19:33:09 PST 2015


Ugh.  That hurts :/.

On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Kyle Huey <me at kylehuey.com> wrote
>
> The obvious alternative is to investigate using a different counter, such
> as instructions-retired.  It might even be possible to use that only in
> this situation, using retired-conditional-branches at all other times.
>
>
​Do REP instructions bump the insns-retired counter once per iteration?
That's almost certainly undefined, we'd want to test.

I don't have any better ideas at the moment but I'll think on it.

Cheers,
Chris​
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