Some recent SPU toolchain patches

A couple of patches that I’ve noticed on various mailing lists –

libspe – Some small changes, but includes spe_image_open_library() to load an spe image from a ppe shared library.

binutils – “Also, if DLL’s were supported on SPU…”  Interesting idea – will have to wait to see what comes of it.

gcc – Support non-constants as the second argument of __builtin_expect.  Interesting idea.

(Also, Revital Eres’s function partitioning patch has had some activity, and there’s the odd patch from Alan Modra on overlays and software icache.)

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