PATCH: Fix 2 PPC/SYSV varargs problems

David Edelsohn dje at
Thu May 13 01:24:15 EST 1999

>>>>> Richard Henderson writes:

Richard> On Wed, May 12, 1999 at 12:19:53AM -0600, Jeffrey A Law wrote:
>> Has this problem been fixed?  I see patch from Richard which looks like it
>> is related:

Richard> No, this is a different, though related, problem.  I need to sit
Richard> down with the ABI to properly evaluate the patch.  PPC SVR4 varargs
Richard> seems needlessly complex.

	That is an understatement!  PPC SVR4 varargs is a monstrosity that
attempted to pack the registers as tightly as possible and created an
endless mess as a result.


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