linux bios kernel for m758lmr+
Ronald G. Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Nov 7 13:55:01 CET 2002
On Thu, 7 Nov 2002, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> code than gcc 2.95.x on many platforms. Main problem when "porting"
> applications to gcc 3.2 is the different behaviour of the gcc's in some
> details, i.e. packing of structs and unions (which likely bites us with
> the mptables). That's not a bug, but a feature. gcc reorganizes your
> structs so they are aligned/packed in a proper way (faster, and needed
> on some platforms, such as alpha).
from my point of view, given the original goals of C, that is a bug.
But it is what we have. How do we tell gcc not to reorder our structs?
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