[fpc-devel] Compiling for libgdb, and using make -j on larger SPARC systems

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Aug 9 13:05:48 CEST 2013

Pierre Free Pascal wrote:
>   Hi,
> I am sorry, but Ihave no access to a sprac machine anymore.
> But I remember that we already had a problem like this coming
> from the fact that we declare somewhere an empty record
> and this lead to troubles...
>   TVectorREgss from fpregs unit might still be empty for sparc.
> This was fixed in
> http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/trunk/compiler/ncgld.pas?sortby
> =date&r1=19338&r2=19337&pathrev=19338
> in May 2011...
>   But I was hoping it was fixed in 2.6.2 ...

In both 2.6.2 and trunk registers are defined for SPARC, and even if 
they weren't it looks to my inexpert eye that there's a default of 128 
dummies so I'd not expect the record to be empty.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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