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Re: [PATCH] Introduce abi_word_mode


> I am firmly of the belief that every use of word_mode in the compiler
> represents some kind of bug or design deficiency (and I seem to
> remember saying the same thing the last time this came up).  In each
> use of it some specific thing is meant, but it is not always the same
> thing, and sometimes the thing that is meant does not always exist.

I don't follow.  In the compiler, "word_mode" means "the integral mode with
BITS_PER_WORD bits": nothing more, nothing less.


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