[fortran] Disable use of -malign-double

Steve Kargl sgk@troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Thu Feb 1 02:46:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 06:32:58PM -0800, Jerry DeLisle wrote:
> Andrew Pinski wrote:
> >>On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 11:17:23PM -0800, Andrew Pinski wrote:
> >>>On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 23:11 -0800, Steve Kargl wrote:
> >>>
> >>How about this patch?
> >
> >This is the wrong approach as some target might define -malign-double
> >to mean something different from x86's definition.  Also I don't think
> >we should be erroring out if someone compiles the whole libc, libgfortran,
> >etc. with -malign-double which will work.
> >

No other target uses -malign-double to means something else.  If 
another target did re-use this option to mean something else, then
that would be a bug.

> I would also suggest we had a blurb in the wiki to make it obvious and 
> provide an additional place to point people to every time the question pops 
> up, which it will continue to do until we get to some acceptable solution.

History shows that few people actually read documentation.
In fact, history shows that even when you tell people the
exact words in the documentation, they still ignore you.


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