gij runs HelloWorld on PPC Linux
Mon Feb 12 10:02:00 GMT 2001
Tom Tromey wrote:
> We already have a `NULLCHECK' call in that branch. However, when we
> know how to catch SEGV, NULLCHECK is defined to do nothing.
Yes. My understanding is that the NULLCHECK macro exists for (embedded?)
platforms that may not have hardware support.
> I was going to say that need NULLCHECK and MAYBE_NULLCHECK. But I
> think this is the only place that matters.
I agree it's a special case. There was an analogous fix for the compiler:
Odd thing is, the compiler doesn't seem to have anything like NULLCHECK. Maybe
it isn't needed on any interesting platforms.
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