Unaligned access to packed structs on ppc405

Yaro Pollak yarop@altair-semi.com
Sun Jan 29 10:00:00 GMT 2006


Greetings,
I am cross-compiling on GCC 3.4.1 for the PowerPC 405, which can handle 
unaligned accesses in hardware.
Whenever I am accessing members of a packed bit-struct by pointer, the 
compiler produces byte accesses, instead of 4-byte acceses.
I've tried to use |-mstrict-align but to no avail.
Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance,
Yaro
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