PPC64 Compiler bug !!

linas at austin.ibm.com linas at austin.ibm.com
Fri Jun 13 05:10:59 EST 2003

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 08:44:29PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
>  On Thu, Jun 12, Steve Munroe wrote:
> > Send you cards and letters to our friend Alan Modra on this topic.
> You can do that, yes. But better use -O2 for your projects.
> 3.2.2 has it fixed btw.

My more complex test case, when compiled with gcc-3.2 and -O2
still generates a fair number of lfd, stfd., whereas -msoft-float
really makes them all go away.   In fact, almost every/any file
in the kernel, when compiled w/ -O2 but w/o the -msoft flag is
going to have stfd,lfd in it.


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