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Exception Masking Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067147D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bains, RL Hoffman, RL Soltis, FG [+details]

Abstract

A mechanism for masking exceptions is provided in a computer system where the masking mechanism records the occurrence of the masked exceptions without the disadvantages of using the condition code for performing the recording.