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Franz Sirl Franz.Sirl-ppc at
Tue Dec 3 02:35:05 EST 2002

At 16:11 02.12.2002, Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:

>Here is what Sun's Hamburg developers wrote in reply...
> > Hi Kevin,
> >
> > -fstrict-aliasing is in -O2 optimization since gcc-3.0.x. And no, our
> > code is not strict alias safe. You'll get some problems, I know of at
> > least one place in sc. I bet there are more.
> >
> > I recommend to use -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing. This is what Hamburg
> > release engineering currently uses.
> >
> > If someone is able to identify all strict alias violating places I would
> > be more than happy to propose that we change these (or add the
> > -fno-strict-alias to just these files).
> >
> > Heiner
>So it looks like Solaris and Win must not detect these issues already.
>So a backport of the gcc 3.3 warning flag would certainly be a big help to
>the OOo project as well.

I see, but I think there is no chance that this is backported to an
official 3.2 release. Also 3.3 is only a few month away, so it makes no
real sense.


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