Subject: Re: GNU config.guess and netbsd{aout,elf,}
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/22/1999 04:26:37
> It gives the intended result with gcc 2.x if VOLATILE is #define'd to
> the empty ring, but gives unintended results when ts with egcs unless
> VOLATILE is #defined' to volatile.  Is that a user bug, or a compiler bug?

Recent EGCS has gotten a lot more aggressive, and VERY UNFRIENDLY to device
drivers that don't use volatile religously.

To restore the old behavior, use -fnostrict-aliasing.

Todd Whitesel
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