Subject: Re: VFP/soft-float indicators in object files
To: None <Richard.Earnshaw@arm.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
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 <email@example.com>