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Re: Cleanups for the m68k backend


On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 03:11:42PM +0200, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> On Monday 07 July 2003 13:11, Gunther Nikl wrote:
>  >
>  >   The AmigaOS/68k port always used a.out and MIT. There was no switch.
> 
>  I wonder how they manage to link objects together in m68k programs
> embedding PPC routines to speed up computations (jfif.datatype comes
> to mind).

  If that was done, the ELF object was embedded into the 68k part and then
  "loaded" from there.

>  Using the MIT syntax on the Amiga is innatural: any native Amiga
> assembler has been using the Motorola syntax exclusively.

  I don't use "amiga" assembly sources with GCC. I use GCC to compile C
  sources.

>  By the way, according to GAS documentation it shouldn't be a problem:

  Which version?

>  >   I don't see MIT/Motorola syntax as a maintenance obstacle. Lets keep
>  > it that way.
> 
>  It is: look in gcc/config/m68k.c to see how messy it is to work with.

  I know that file.

  Gunther


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