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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.