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Re: Modes on CONST_INTs




  In message <200011272338.PAA00485@geoffk.org>you write:
  > > Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 00:14:33 +0100
  > > From: Hans-Peter Nilsson <hans-peter.nilsson@axis.com>
  > 
  > > I mean "we have currently" as in "we have currently because of
  > > the current implementation of immed_double_const and trunc_int_for_mode".
  > > 
  > > I have a feeling that that's deliberately done that way to
  > > distinguish signed from unsigned uses. 
  > 
  > Last I looked, the only reason that trunc_int_for_mode etc. were not
  > changed is because it broke the PA port.  I haven't been able to
  > find a PA machine to see why this might break it, and therefore
  > the patch didn't make progress.
I believe I posted a small testcase and analysis which clearly showed the
patch was broken.  I believe the author even agreed and withdrew the
patch.

jeff



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