Subject: Re: VFP/soft-float indicators in object files
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 11/21/2002 08:06:18
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 03:59:08PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:

 > > This also has the unfortunate side-effect of generating incorrect code
 > > at the assembler level -- mostly because our assembler was missing support
 > > for VFP floating point.  
 > It would only affect a .double directive.  And fortunately, gcc never uses 
 > that.

Ah, okay, that's good to know.

 > > Any thoughts/comments?
 > It's unfortunate, but it's probably better to take the hit sooner rather 
 > than later.  Particularly as a lot of people tend to avoid '.0' releases 
 > in favour of letting others find the bugs for them :-)

Yah, that's kind of what I was thinking.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>