Subject: Re: powerpc gcc alignment problem
To: David Edelsohn <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/14/2000 16:50:22
On Thu, 13 Jan 2000 20:23:36 -0500 
 David Edelsohn <> wrote:

 > 	Enabling STRICT_ALIGNMENT has much more severe impact and
 > consequences than you seem to understand.  It will change GCC's behavior
 > in an incompatible way with previous releases of GCC on NetBSD and will
 > make NetBSD incompatible with all other GCC PowerPC targets, including AIX
 > and Linux/PPC.

Ah, okay, that's what I wanted to know (hence my previous warning; make sure
it doesn't have side-effects, like changing padding of structure members,

Pardon me, I'm just used to the Alpha world too much, I guess :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>