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Re: GCC for 8051 based architectures


--- Dave Hudson <dave@cyclicode.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> One possible solution here is to employ the same
> sort of solution used 
> by many commercial 8051 compilers and replace these
> direct instructions 
> with calls to a number of stub routines.  The stub
> calls require fewer 
> instructions to simulate the access, albeit at an
> increased cost 
> elsewhere (the call and return overhead for the stub
> functions).
> 
I hope this will only help me limit the size of asm
file. The final executable will have resolved calls
and ultimately the code size will be bloated. am i
correct in interpreting this? Also being a
microcontroller, limitation of code size is a high
priority.

~J

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