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Re: Softfloat miscompiled by gcc 4.5.x

On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 07:45:01AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> I don't call that a fix.

Neither do I.

> There is either a bug in gcc (which will affect other code), or bugs
> in the softfloat code itself - which will appear again later.

Yes - my bet is on the former for now.

> Shouldn't be too hard to isolate 1 buggy file and work out exactly
> where it goes wrong.
> I'd guess a 'strict aliasing' issue....

For someone with enough arm asm fu - probably. The differences in the
generated asm are "not small" though, and unfortunately I don't have time
to look at details right now. Volunteers welcome...


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