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Re: [PATCH][AARCH64]Add ACLE 2.0 predefined macros: __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_PWR and __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_STACK_PWR
- From: Marcus Shawcroft <marcus dot shawcroft at gmail dot com>
- To: Renlin Li <renlin dot li at arm dot com>
- Cc: "gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, marcus Shawcroft <Marcus dot Shawcroft at arm dot com>, ramana Radhakrishnan <ramana dot radhakrishnan at arm dot com>, Andrew Pinski <pinskia at gmail dot com>
- Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:58:53 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH][AARCH64]Add ACLE 2.0 predefined macros: __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_PWR and __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_STACK_PWR
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On 29 April 2015 at 01:24, Andrew Pinski <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 2:19 AM, Renlin Li <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> This is a simple patch to add another two ACLE 2.0 predefined macros into
>> aarch64 backend.
>> They are __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_PWR and __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_STACK_PWR. Currently, those
>> two values are hard-wired to 16.
>> The following clauses from ACLE 2.0 documentation indicate the meaning of
>> those two macros:
>> The macro __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_STACK_PWR indicates (as the exponent of a power of
>> 2) the maximum available stack alignment.
>> The macro __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_PWR indicates (as the exponent of a power of 2)
>> the maximum available alignment of static data.
>> aarch64-none-elf target is tested on on the model. No new regression.
>> Is it Okay for trunk?
> Have you tested these alignments? That is have we tested 65536
> alignment for both stack and static data?
> I suspect the stack alignment that is support is not 64k but much
> smaller. And the supported static data alignment is much larger,
> maybe 20 or more.
Looks to me __ARM_ALIGN_MAX_STACK_PWR can be lifted to 2^16 without
issue. GCC won't gripe about the static data alignment until 2^29.
Aside from the latter being rather conservative I think we should add
a test case to the testsuite for each. RenLin can you prep a testcase?