Subject: Re: VAX code generation problem wrt IPSEC?
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/12/2001 07:57:16
On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Olaf Seibert wrote:

> (repeated, also 8 times adwc, which is add word with carry, according
> to a quick google search (boo, hiss, I should have proper vax assembly
> docs - at least I know pdp-11), anyway using a 32-bits adwc for 16-bits
> additions seems quite a liberty by the compiler in itself)

Maybe this is a good time to point out that in DEC speak, a word is 16
bits. 32 bits is a longword, 64 bits is a quadword and 128 bits is an

I didn't bother to analyse your post any further, but you might be
confusing what a word is, so I just reacted on that...


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