[fpc-pascal] access violations on new ARM hardware

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Jan 27 17:33:53 CET 2015

Björn Schreiber wrote:
> Am 26.01.2015 um 21:15 schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
>> Since nobody else has suggested anything: is the new hardware
>> susceptible to alignment errors in a way that the old hardware wasn't?
>   The question is: how can we know? The ARM documentation says only "The 
> processor supports unaligned accesses."

Which is obviously a good start.

>> Have you tried a later compiler?
>   The problem is that we need the ppcarm.exe for Windows and there are 
> no prebuilded snapshots available. Seems to me that we must offer some 
> time to build it by ourself - never done before.

I've done it for Linux and found it painless, but I know so little about 
CE that my opinion shouldn't be trusted.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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