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Re: Proposal for merging scalar-storage-order branch into mainline
- From: Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>
- To: Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou at adacore dot com>, pinskia at gmail dot com
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:03:02 -0600
- Subject: Re: Proposal for merging scalar-storage-order branch into mainline
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On 06/09/2015 10:20 AM, Eric Botcazou wrote:
Agreed on both points. These legacy codebases can be large and full
auditing may not really be that feasible.
Because some folks don't want to audit their code to where to add byteswaps.
I am serious people have legacy big-endian code they want to run little
endian. There is a reason this is around in the first place. Developers are
That's a little rough, but essentially correct in our experience.