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Due to a missing ":" in an asm() statement, the "memory" clobber is
considered by gcc as an input operand and not a clobber, which causes a
sh needs runtime-selected atomic backends since there are a number of
supported models that use non-forwards-compatible (non-smp-compatible)
atomic mechanisms. previously, the code paths for this were highly
inefficient since they involved C function calls with multiple
branches in the callee and heavy spills in the caller. the new code
performs calls the runtime-selected asm fragment from inline asm with
extremely minimal clobbers, rather than using a function call.
for the sh4a case where the atomic mechanism is known and there is no
forward-compatibility issue, the movli.l and movco.l instructions are
provided as a_ll and a_sc, allowing the new shared atomic.h to
generate efficient inline versions of all the basic atomic operations
without needing a cas loop.
rather than having each arch provide its own atomic.h, there is a new
shared atomic.h in src/internal which pulls arch-specific definitions
from arc/$(ARCH)/atomic_arch.h. the latter can be extremely minimal,
defining only a_cas or new ll/sc type primitives which the shared
atomic.h will use to construct everything else.
this commit avoids making heavy changes to the individual archs'
atomic implementations. definitions which are identical or
near-identical to what the new shared atomic.h would produce have been
removed, but otherwise the changes made are just hooking up the
arch-specific files to the new infrastructure. major changes to take
advantage of the new system will come in subsequent commits.