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Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 21:01:23 -0500
- Subject: Re: cygwin gcc 3.4 and cygwin
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On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 12:59:21PM +1100, Danny Smith wrote:
>Brian Ford wrote:
>> Vanilla gcc 3.2.x is NOT ABI compatible with Cygwin's pre 3.2 gcc, fact.
>> I wanted to know why this was allowed to persist given the simple patch
>> required to fix it, question. I had seen Mr. Faylor make statements
>> before to the effect of: doubles in structures are not that common so who
>> cares, so I advised caution in his use of that compiler for official
>> Cygwin released software.
>Regarding the structure alignment problem:
>Adding -malign-double to compile switches should provide forward/backward/MSVC
>The other fix is to rebuild gcc from sources so that -malign-double is
>the default (as it is now on trunk for cygwin).
So did I get this backwards then? Current cygwin gcc has it wrong,
trunk has it right?
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