Subject: Re: arm26 compiler fun
To: None <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/16/2000 22:14:36
On Tue, 16 May 2000, Philip Blundell wrote:

> In message <>, Ben
>  Harris writes:
> >Right, so the way to arrange this is to get the SoftFloat code to return
> >long longs, since they also get returned in two registers.  It looks as if
> >the current version of SoftFloat (version 2a) supports doing this.  Is
> >there any reason not to go over to using this?
> This is what Linux does, and it seems to work fine.

OK.  Given that SoftFloat is (mostly) machine-independent, what do people
think about a lib/libc/softfloat directory to hold the MI bits?

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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