ppc: fix for pr31281, ObjC try-catch ICEs 4.2

Mike Stump mrs@apple.com
Wed Mar 21 18:48:00 GMT 2007


On Mar 20, 2007, at 9:57 AM, Stuart Hastings wrote:
> While the above patch fixes the ICE and produces correct-looking  
> code, the generated code is ugly, as GCC generates a mfcr/mtcr,  
> much shifting and masking, plus a conditional branch to  
> accomplish... an unconditional branch.  I believe the cause is in  
> the Objective-C front-end; removing the 'volatile' attribute from  
> the artificial 'rethrow' variable fixes the ugly code.  Note the  
> first change is inside a large (and welcome!) comment:

> O.K. to commit into 4.2?

This is Ok for mainline, as applicable.  It is Ok for 4.2, once  
checked into mainline if applicable).



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