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Invalid semantics of register access in `vinsert` instruction #182

marekjm opened this Issue Aug 21, 2017 · 1 comment


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marekjm commented Aug 21, 2017

As reported by @vktgz the semantics of register access by the last operand of the vinsert instruction are invalid.

Current (buggy) behaviour: if last operand accesses registers in the register-indirect mode it behaves as if plain mode was used, if plain mode is used the register index is treated as a literal integer.

Expected behaviour: index operand has the usual semantics for register-indirect and plain register access modes.

This behaviour is a result of the fact that in the beginning the last operand was a literal integer. But due to the move away from literals in non-constructor instructions, that has changed, but the change was badly implemented.


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marekjm commented Aug 21, 2017

Fixed by 2554549.

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