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Re: question regarding regrename and failure of 950704-1.c on main
- From: "John David Anglin" <dave at hiauly1 dot hia dot nrc dot ca>
- To: law at redhat dot com
- Cc: rth at redhat dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 18:22:45 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: question regarding regrename and failure of 950704-1.c on main
> True, but if you look you'll find that they're packed in the wrong manner
> as register arguments (ie the order for passing them in registers is not
> the order in which we want to use them elsewhere). They get copied out and
> repacked into proper order immediately after the prologue.
The Runtime Architecture document indicates that 64-bit integers are
passed with the high order word in an odd arg word (ie., arg1 == %r25 or
arg3 == %r23). Thus, it would appear that special packing is not necessary.
The return value has the high order word in ret0 == %r28.
J. David Anglin firstname.lastname@example.org
National Research Council of Canada (613) 990-0752 (FAX: 952-6605)