[fpc-pascal] Free Pascal Support for ARM Architecture

Bernd Mueller mueller.b at gmx.net
Tue Dec 9 11:15:09 CET 2008

Aleksa Todorovic wrote:
> So, the situation is like this:
> 1) Target ARM architecture needs to be "told" to FPC since FPC needs
> this information to do correct code generation.

At least up to fpc 2.2.2, the compiler does not use any information 
about the ARM architecture. There is one runtime check in the RTL which 
tries to detect if the architecture is newer than ARMv4. If this is the 
case, the RTL uses an optimized move function.

Regards, Bernd.

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