Subject: Re: `__attribute__ ((__aligned__))' has gotta go
To: Todd Whitesel <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/25/1999 15:54:41
> > The largest alignment which is ever used would be page alignment, and
> > the SPARC V9 ELF ABI specifies that pages have a maximum 1MB alignment.
> > So this %$#%%$#% directive is causing my BSS segment to be 1MB aligned,
> > which I don't think is the desired effect.
> But that's not 2**16 which is what your dump of the object file reported.
> ... um ... never mind.
You're right. That's what, 64KB? That's the SPARC v8 ELF ABI page size.
Wonderful. 'Nother compiler bug. At least it's not very important.
Eduardo Horvath email@example.com
"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me