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[avr-gcc-list] Re: [avr-libc-dev] Constant address to program memory in

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: [avr-gcc-list] Re: [avr-libc-dev] Constant address to program memory in C
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 23:33:26 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

As Shaun Jackman wrote:

> > This rather smells like a compiler bug to me, than something where
> > library support would be a real help.  [...]

> I agree. Unfortunately, there's a bunch of code out there now that
> assumes goto *x needs to be fixed up with a goto *(x/2).

Are you sure?  Until your mail, I didn't even notice GCC allows jumps
to numerically specified addresses at all.  I don't think there are
too many people using this feature.

> Considering the above argument, do you think it's a bug that should
> be fixed? I think perhaps it should, and if you agree I'll submit a
> bug to GCC.

Yes, please do.  If it's not reported, nobody is ever going to fix it.

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL

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