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Re: GCC status on Linux/SPARC32


On 31 Aug 2001, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> Are you compiling with -mcpu=ultrasparc and using automatic variables
> of type double?  This is one of the reasons why GCC 3.0 isn't
> ultrasparc-ready: it doesn't guarantee proper alignment of doubles,
> even though it generates instructions that access them assuming
> they're aligned, so the program ends up crashing.  The solution is to
> not use -mcpu=ultrasparc, since this is not supported yet.

Could I convince you to add this to gcc/doc/install.texi accordingly?

The sparc64-*-* entry there is quite outdated, as far as I can see;
any help is appreciated (and patches pre-approved <g>).

Gerald
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Gerald "Jerry" pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/~pfeifer/


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