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Re: Alpha vs. new ABI


Alexandre Petit-Bianco writes:
 > 
 > Tom Tromey writes:
 > 
 > > Definitely.  And I think we need to fix this before gcc 3.0, since it
 > > is the only thing keeping the alpha port from working.  Alex said
 > > today that he'd look into it.
 > 
 > Well, as previously mentioned gcj was fixed this summer to align on
 > the alignment of Object, or the alignment of the array element type if
 > found to be bigger, without going above BIGGEST_FIELD_ALIGNMENT if
 > defined (I found it defined for rs6000.)

Right; it was fixed to do exactly the same thing that the C++ compiler
did at the time.  Obviously, that is still the requirement, and if the
C++ compiler has changed to do something more sensible so must we.

Andrew.








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