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    SubjectRe: [Bug Fix]: Do 32-bit table calculations in pre-processor
    Michael S. Zick wrote:
    > On Fri July 3 2009, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    >>> Hm, well that does sound serious, but I think you're barking up the
    >>> wrong tree with this particular patch.
    >>>
    >> Well, if it changes behavior it's an indication that the version of gas
    >> he's using is broken (or possibly very old.) What version is it?
    >>
    >
    > Whatever Gentoo was shipping with 4.1 - -
    > System and operator are down for lunch at the moment -
    > I'll look it up and reply soonest.
    >
    > Scroll back up to my first post - it does make a difference
    > with this tool-chain - exactly difference expected if the
    > tool chain is doing 32-bit calculations.
    >
    > And since it is a "*.S" file - I think cpp is doing it not gas/as.
    >

    You're wrong. cpp will expand the constants, but as will actually do
    the calculation.

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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