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Re: PATCH: Update gcc-4.4/changes.html for x86-64 ABI changes


On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, H.J. Lu wrote:
> This patch documents x86-64 ABI changes in gcc 4.4.

Thanks, H.J.

> +    <li>The following changes have been made to conform to x86-64 ABI:

"to the x86-64 ABI"?

> +      <ul>
> +	<li>Passing/returning structures with flexible array member.</li>
> +	<li>Passing/returning structures with complex float member.</li>
> +	<li>Passing/returning unions with long double member.</li>

This somehow doesn't really list actual changes.  I assume this is
more along the lines of "in the following cases the ABI has changed
to conform to the x86-64 ABI" and something like "Code built with
previous versions of GCC that uses any of these is not compatible
with code built with GCC 4.4.0 or later" perhaps?

Or would it make sense to describe the concrete changes?  The second
sentence likely still makes sense in that case to be explicit here.

Gerald


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