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Re: egcs-1.1.1 on x86 and 64-bit operations (fwd)

I remember you talking about 64 bit operations on Linux x86.
I just ran across this tidbit:

Forwarded message: -------------------
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 1999 12:50:46 -0800
From: Richard Henderson <rth@cygnus.com>
Subject: Re: egcs-1.1.1 on x86 and 64-bit operations

On Sat, Feb 27, 1999 at 11:39:06AM +0100, Urs Thuermann wrote:
> Is someone working on this and can better code generation for these
> cases be expected in future versions of egcs?

These are known problems with 64-bit support on 32-bit targets.

The solution involves a change of representation of double-word
types throughout the compiler.  To my knowledge, no one is actively
working on it.


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