[OpenBIOS] [PATCH 10/10] Adding filll Forth primitive

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Aug 17 09:27:20 CEST 2011

>> This word puzzles me: The extra l in filll seems to be for "long"
>> according to the patch description. But there's a hardcoded  
>> arithmetic
>> with 4 and the parameter is documented as byte yet is being written
>> ucell-wide. That strikes me as inconsistent.

"l" in OF refers to 32-bit memory, like in "la1+" and "rl@" for
example.  64-bit is "x".

> Honestly, my problem is I was unable to find documentation on filll.
> This suggests that it may be an non-standard addition by Apple.

It is.


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