Betrayed by a bitfield
Posted Feb 7, 2012 17:06 UTC (Tue) by BenHutchings
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Insane? I imagine the 6- and 16-bit processor guys said the same when Alpha appeared.
Yes, Alpha's lack of 8- and 16-bit store instructions was insane. That's why they were added in later versions of the architecture.
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