Subject: Re: ARM: The switch to ELF. Are we ready yet?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2002 22:59:02
On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Ben Harris wrote:
[ struct return ]
> Yeah, and since the rules have got simpler (you just need to check the
> size of the structure to know how to return it), the change shouldn't be
> too hard to make.
Here's a grotty patch to minimally achieve ATPCS conformance in this area.
This isn't a nice solution, since we should at least have the behaviour
compile-time selectable, and it'd be nice to have it run-time selectable.
Still, it's enough to render the struct-return problem non-show-stopping.
RCS file: /cvsroot/gnusrc/gnu/dist/toolchain/gcc/config/arm/arm.c,v
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.4 arm.c
--- arm.c 2001/12/19 23:14:50 1.4
+++ arm.c 2002/03/18 22:58:40
@@ -1353,6 +1353,11 @@
/* All structures/unions bigger than one word are returned in memory. */
+ /* In ATPCS, all small aggregates are in registers. */
+ return 0;
else if (TREE_CODE (type) == RECORD_TYPE)
@@ -1413,6 +1418,7 @@
/* XXX Not sure what should be done for other aggregates, so put them in
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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