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Re: Fixes for powerpc-linux param passing
> > I don't have a problem with changing the ABI for -mabi=no-altivec.
> > There is no library code that is currently depending on it, and it
> > isn't documented in any of the altivec or ppc-linux/sysv/whatever
> > documents. I say we come up with a sane solution, break it once and
> > for all, and try to document this in the ABI standard for PPC32/64.
> Note that this patch just fixes the ABI_V4 case. We have exactly the
> same problem on every other rs6000 ABI in that -mabi=no-altivec doesn't
> align vector params. I'm happy to fix the other ABIs too if everyone
> is agrees. Pass vectors by value in gprs for 64-bit, and by reference
> for 32-bit? Does that sound reasonable?
Sounds very reasonable. Please put big comments around such parts,
and do try to push this out to the PPC-Linux ABI committee (if there