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Re: [PATCH] MS Bitfields for Interix
> From: "Douglas B Rupp" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 21:11:11 -0700
> > Also, somewhere in the release notes (perhaps the NEWS file?) there
> > should be mention that the ABI has changed under these circumstances.
> I cannot find a gcc/NEWS file, only an ONEWS file.
> > Are MS bitfields different under Interix (compared to, say, cygwin)?
> > If they are not, it would be better to put the flags in
> > TARGET_SWITCHES and TARGET_DEFAULT and so on, not special-case
> > Interix.
> After talking to some Cygwin/MingW users we feel its a good long term
> goal to move the option to the TARGET_* macros but premature at this time.
> We want the option
> to be the default on Interix, but don't want to make this decision for
> other subtargets.
In that case, can you just move the appropriate parts to
TARGET_SWITCHES, and leave the TARGET_SUBTARGET_DEFAULT part in the
interix port? That way individual OS ports can choose the default on
their own, but all OSs have the functionality available.
- Geoffrey Keating <firstname.lastname@example.org>