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Re: GCC status on Linux/SPARC32


On Aug 31, 2001, Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:

> 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?

This is already fixed in mainline, so there's no point in documenting
it in doc/install.texi any more.

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