gcc-2.95 status

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Wed Jun 30 15:43:00 GMT 1999

  In message < 19990625094648.A9270@keksy.mchp.siemens.de >you write:
  > I tried that at home last weekend on Linux AXP (Ruffian),
  > but i didn't succeed.  I didn't specify the -fno-strict-aliasing.
  > Is it that important?
It is definitely important.  The linux kernel does things with memory
access that violate the ANSI/ISO aliasing rules.  GCC depends on those
rules to determine when it is safe to reorder certain memory accesses.


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