Investigate generating out-of-line branch tables in ARM GCC

Registered by Matthew Gretton-Dann on 2012-11-01

The AArch64 support in GCC allows generation of branch tables in read-only data sections rather than inline with the instruction stream. We should investigate porting this support to ARM and see if it produces performance improvements

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Matthew Gretton-Dann
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Accepted for 4.7
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[2013-05-23 matthew-gretton-dann] This has been moved to http://cards.linaro.org/browse/TCWG-110

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Port support from aarch64 to arm backend: TODO
Benchmark: TODO
Document: TODO

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