[fpc-devel] MIPS big-endian program starts but does nothing

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 9 07:53:36 CEST 2014

On 08.09.2014 22:54, Michael Ring wrote:
> This smells like a problem I had on pic32. In my case the pic32 chips do
> not have a floating point unit and the processor creates an illegal
> instruction (or something similar) exception.
> I solved this for me by patching out the call to the hardware
> coprocessor when softfpu is selected.

Which should be the correct approach for softfpu anyway. Afterall the 
premise of softfpu is that there is no hardware FPU to use and thus 
corresponding CPU instructions are useless (or as it seems in this case 
lead to nothing).


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