[fpc-devel] Error building xtensa rtl

Christo Crause christo.crause at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 18:47:54 CEST 2020

On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 7:39 AM Sven Barth via fpc-devel <
fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:

> Am 30.03.2020 um 22:07 schrieb Christo Crause via fpc-devel:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:00 PM Florian Klämpfl <florian at freepascal.org>
> wrote:
>> Am 29.03.20 um 22:46 schrieb Christo Crause via fpc-devel:
>> > It seems that a different instruction sequence should be used for sign
>> > extension for the lx106 subarch.
>> Ok, I see. Let me first integrate everything done so far in trunk, then
>> we can continue with the details :)
> I've noticed GCC uses the SLLI + SRAI instructions to perform sign
> extension on ESP8266.
> Since different CPUs can support different subsets of the Xtensa
> instructions do you think a finalizecode type function can be used as a
> post code generation step to map unsupported instructions to alternative
> sequences?
> These are simply different CPU types (-CpXXX or selected by the controller
> type) which the code generator will handle accordingly. Just like it's done
> with ARM, AVR and all other platforms.

Make sense. The make files are not current set up like that for xtensa.
I'll make a patch to make xtensa-embedded work like avr etc with regards to
subarch. This will then make it easier to check for cpu_capabilities in the
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