Subject: Re: Building for both ARM V4 and ARM V5 systems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
Date: 08/07/2006 09:50:00
> GCC stopped generating unaligned word
> accesses of any kind on ARM in gcc-3.4. This is to ensure that code built
> for legacy cpus will continue to work correctly on v6 devices which
> support traditional unaligned memory access semantics.
And the C compiler changes tactics to integer access when "stronger
optimisation flag" is specified. The compiler uses corner case instruction
which is sometimes incompatible extension for various ARM. If changing
O flag brings different results, it's likely inappropriate compile condition.
Toru Nishimura/ALKYL Technology