Subject: Re: Enabling alignment faults
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/2003 01:03:28
> No, it will use ldrh/strh if you it to use a CPU model supports them.
> However, we support several ARM systems without half-word load/store. You
> can verify this yourself by looking in arm.md; all of the split patterns that
> use rotated loads have:
> "TARGET_ARM && (!arm_arch4)"
> else if (!arm_arch4)
The compiler is configured with TARGET_MMU_TRAPS now (and has been since
we switched to ELF), so even if ldrh/strh aren't available it won't use
unaligned word accesses.