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LASTB (scalar)

Extract last element to general-purpose register.

If there is an active element then extract the last active element from the final source vector register. If there are no active elements, extract the highest-numbered element. Then zero-extend and place the extracted element in the destination general-purpose register.



LASTB <R><d>, <Pg>, <Zn>.<T>

if !HaveSVE() then UNDEFINED;
integer esize = 8 << UInt(size);
integer rsize = if esize < 64 then 32 else 64;
integer g = UInt(Pg);
integer n = UInt(Zn);
integer d = UInt(Rd);
boolean isBefore = TRUE;

Assembler Symbols

<R> Is a width specifier, encoded in size:
size <R>
01 W
x0 W
11 X

Is the number [0-30] of the destination general-purpose register or the name ZR (31), encoded in the "Rd" field.


Is the name of the governing scalable predicate register P0-P7, encoded in the "Pg" field.


Is the name of the source scalable vector register, encoded in the "Zn" field.

<T> Is the size specifier, encoded in size:
size <T>
00 B
01 H
10 S
11 D


integer elements = VL DIV esize;
bits(PL) mask = P[g];
bits(VL) operand = Z[n];
bits(rsize) result;
integer last = LastActiveElement(mask, esize);

if isBefore then
    if last < 0 then last = elements - 1;
    last = last + 1;
    if last >= elements then last = 0;
result = ZeroExtend(Elem[operand, last, esize]);

X[d] = result;