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Re: help wanted from Alpha maintainers: -mieee
- From: Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>
- To: Nathanael Nerode <neroden at doctormoo dot dyndns dot org>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 17:42:56 -0700
- Subject: Re: help wanted from Alpha maintainers: -mieee
- References: <20020516155519.GA8072@doctormoo.dyndns.org>
On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 11:55:19AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Currently there's some very funky behavior going on. "-mieee" is added
> to CFLAGS_FOR_TARGET and CXXFLAGS_FOR_TARGET (for Alpha targets) in the
> top level Makefile. It's added by a top level Makefile fragment which
> uses the += notation and therefore isn't totally portable.
*shrug* It's portable enough for the systems in question.
> Obviously this flag is only meaningful to gcc. Accordingly, it seems
> like the logical behavior is one of the following, depending on what
> the purpose of this is:
> * gcc with target alpha *defaults* to the -mieee status, and it has to
> be turned *off* with a flag
> * each target library or target program which wants -mieee requests it
Every target library should be compiled with -mieee. How you
go about doing that, I don't care.