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Least Recently Used Algorithm to Assist Register Allocation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051141D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Karp, AH Yamour, J [+details]

Abstract

It is important to minimize the number of vector registers which have contents saved on task switches and subroutine calls. The proposed algorithm and associated hardware is efficient enough to allow the use of dynamic register allocation instead of the currently used static method.