APCS-32 & 'float' argument passing

John Tytgat John.Tytgat at aaug.net
Tue Aug 17 12:45:03 PDT 2004

In message <40C968F1.9040908 at dsvr.net>
          Nick Burrett <nick at dsvr.net> wrote:

> I looked into this problem in more detail last night.  The changes to 
> GCC are non-trivial since there is no actual mechanism in the middle-end 
> or back-end to do this auto-promotion.
> Making this change would be a violation of the ISO C99 standard.

Picking up an old thread : instead of trying to persue that the ABI of
GCC is 100% in sync with the one of Norcroft, would it be acceptable to go
for a solution based on a compile option for UnixLib instead ? I.e. an
option defining whether you're building a GCC or Norcroft version of
UnixLib ?

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