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Re: Register Allocator Problem


Miles Bader writes:
 > Andrew Haley <aph-gcc@littlepinkcloud.COM> writes:
 > >  >   <cite>Reload is the GCC equivalent of Satan.</cite> Oh, yeah,  
 > >  > great! ;-)
 > >
 > > I think Ian was trying nicely to tell you that if you're working on a
 > > back-end for a new architecture you're going to have to get used to
 > > debugging reload problems.  Break out gdb, and get started!
 > 
 > Reload's still Satan though.
 > 
 > Perhaps the most unreadable piece of code ever written (OK,
 > "written" is probably the wrong word)...

Reload is rather, er, difficult.  Probably the single worst thing
about it is the way that we tweak machine descriptionsd so that they
don't trigger known bugs in reload.

Andrew.


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