RE: [PATCH] C undefined behavior fix

From: mike stump (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 17:56:30 EST

> From: Bernard Dautrevaux <>
> To: "'Laurent Guerby'" <>,
> Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 14:29:15 +0100

> It seems to me that you are right,

That's unfortunate.

> but there is other cases; for example:
> X := T(0)*256 + T(1);
> compiled on a big endian architecture may well generate just one
> 16-bit word read...

Not in my word, not in gcc's world. That is just broken and wrong.

If you want/need the gcc doc to expound on this, write it up, and
we'll add it.
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