Backporting IA64 HP-UX patches to 4.2 and 4.1 branches

Mark Mitchell
Wed Nov 15 21:00:00 GMT 2006

Steve Ellcey wrote:
> Mark,
> Is it OK to backport the following IA64 HP-UX patches to the 4.1 and 4.2
> branches?  The first one is not a regression but is desired by some GCC
> users so that they have fewer dependencies on libgcc (making it easier
> to mix and match with objects compiled with GCC and with the HP
> compiler).  The second one is a bug fix though technically not a
> regression.

I think the second is OK, but I'd prefer not to have the first (the
millicode stuff).  That seems to have relatively small benefits, but
seems not without risk.  If you feel strongly, let me know.


Mark Mitchell
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