[nhc-bugs] build failure
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Sun Jun 13 11:18:21 EDT 2004
Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> writes:
> It's actually every .align, not just the first one, that is .align 2, so
> I assume they should all be changed.
Is it possible that, in the MIPS assembler, the .align instruction is
coded as powers of two rather than absolute numbers?
> Is there a reason why you don't do
> sed "s/\.align [0-9]\+/.align 4/"
> rather than fixing them on a case-by-case basis?
I'm not certain that all alignments should be 4 byte. Doubles are 8,
although I don't offhand remember whether we generate any of those
in the bytecode itself.
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