[fpc-pascal] Problem with FPC2.0.2 and windows
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jan 4 22:09:21 CET 2006
On 04 Jan 2006, at 21:51, Hans Mårtensson wrote:
>>> Does PPC 2.0.2 handle alignment of data the same way as former
>> The statements below have nothing to do with alignment.
> The type of pBoxtemplate is ^word.
> Is it not true that
> (dword(pBoxtemplate) and 1)=1
> evaluates to TRUE, if and only if pBoxtemplate is NOT aligned to a
> word boundary (16 bit boundary)?
> And then, assuming pBoxtemplate is aligned to word boundary, is it
> not true, that
> if (dword(pBoxtemplate) and 2)=2
> evaluates to TRUE, if pBoxtemplate is NOT aligned to a dword
> boundary (32 bit boudary), causing the statement
> if (dword(pBoxtemplate) and 2)=2 then inc(pBoxtemplate);
> to make the pBoxtemplate align to a dword boundary (by eventually
> adding 2 to pBoxtemplate (because sizeof(word)=2)??
Yes, but this is independent of how the compiler handles alignment of
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