Status of 2.5.X kernels on PPC Linux, anyone working with NPTL?

Kevin B. Hendricks khendricks at
Mon Nov 4 07:06:26 EST 2002


>> - missing support for small structure return values in register pairs
>> r3, r4
> I thought support for this already in place, but gcc had the wrong
> endianness in the registers.  If this is so, I already have a patch
> for this (not commited though ;-)).

According to my tests small structure returns in registers are not
currently being used for PPC Linux (32 bit) for gcc 3.2.1 and earlier
(and never have been AFAIK) but I can not speak for
the 3.3 tree and later.


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