ABI for C and C++ on x86

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 11:17:00 GMT 2016


On 7 January 2016 at 01:18, Jim Blandy wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 3:25 PM, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2) Is this choice documented somewhere authoritative? I expected the
>>> LSB to be the authority here, but it a) seems to be being abandoned
>>> (Debian backed away from it this September), and b) only
>>> cites the SysV i386 supplement, which predates C99 and things like bool.
>>
>> The official psABI may not be current, but it's still maintained via
>> an unofficial fork, see https://github.com/hjl-tools/x86-psABI/wiki
>> for links to more info.
>
> Thanks very much. Does GCC have a policy of following this fork at present?

I believe so. HJ Lu works at Intel and contributes significantly to
GCC's x86 backend.



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