Subject: Re: bogus line in i386/isa/npx.c?
To: None <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/14/1995 13:22:57
> >I think there are several places in the tree where:
> >
> >	(void) &foo;
> >
> >expressions are used to force variables to be stored in memory.
> Why can't you just add 'volatile' to the variable declaration?

I think you can, although that may cause a performance hit because the
compiler must reload the value from the memory location each time it's
referenced.  Taking the variable's address guarentees that it will be
stored in memory and no more.