[fpc-pascal] Bus error in ARM architecture

Bernd Mueller mueller.b at gmx.net
Thu Sep 18 14:21:26 CEST 2008

Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>> They also asked me to send them some code which illustrates the
>> problem, which they claim should not exist because the compiler should
>> make sure everything is aligned.
> FPC does too as long as you don't force the compiler to use a certain 
> memory layout like using the packed keyword or casting unaligned 
> pointers like plongint(100003)^:=1234;

what do you think about http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=12137 ?
IMO the unaligned directive should not be required in this case to "fix" 
the bug.

Regards, Bernd.

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