Subject: Re: EGCS 1.1 UPDATE rev. 6 / bad newlines on m(ac)68k
To: Bernd Ernesti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 08/23/1998 23:35:42
On Sun, Aug 23, 1998 at 11:30:35PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 23, 1998 at 02:08:12PM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > On Sat Aug 22 10:48:05 1998, Erik Bertelsen wrote:
> > >
> > > Some fun :-) :-( from using egcs 1.1. on a mac68k:
> I did some analyzing on Bernds system (didn't dare to break my toolchain),
> and found that the strings produced by new egcs in the assembler output are
> broken already.
> I chased this further down, and finally found that the first character output
> by a %o directive is eaten somewhere.
> (gcc creates the \12 instead of \n in the assembler output, I guessed by
> using \\%o to format, so I tried that directly).
Its worse: only the last character of an octal value is ever printed. if
you specify a field width, it is padded with blanks.
> Now, somebody: please debug the octal formatter. I'm going to bed.