Subject: Re: EGCS 1.1 UPDATE rev. 2
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Philip Blundell <email@example.com>
Date: 08/18/1998 11:20:45
>The compiler cannot compile libc's softfloat.c in the way that it was
>written (it exploited a bug in gcc 2.7 to return a structure that was
>larger than 32 bits in a register) -- I'm working on a fix for this, but
>haven't completed it yet.
For Linux I'm currently using a later version of softfloat.c that uses `long
long' to hold double values. This avoids the structure return problem but
introduces some mess of its own.