Re: [PATCH] C undefined behavior fix

Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 14:32:01 EST

<<I think the goal and intent, for Ada and C as well, is to say that the
compiler will generate what is possible from assembly code written by
an expert on the platform, using the best fitting access that is

Ah ha! But then look again at my 16-bit example, an expert assembly
langauge programmer will use a 32 bit load if efficiency is not an
issue (and it does not matter if there are extra bits around), but
a 16-bit load if the hardware for some reason requires it. How is
the poort C compiler to distinguish these cases automatically?
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