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Re: [PATCH] Fix distinction of 32/64bit addresses in MIPS gas
Richard Sandiford wrote:
> Yes, that makes things clearer, thanks. In that case I'd personally
> vote for your idea of making the new expansion depend on another macro.
> Not HAVE_64BIT_ADDRESSES, since that (if ever used) really ought to be
For me, HAVE_64BIT_ADDRESSES sounds to enable 64bit adressing,
including proper macro expansion. It would be a misnomer for
> an inverse of HAVE_32BIT_ADDRESSES. But HAVE_64BIT_OBJECT_FILE, or
> Anyway, I think I finally understand the issue. Everyone else involved
> probably understood them ages ago, so sorry folks. I think there is a
> policy decision to be made here, though, it isn't just your run-of-the
> mill "fix".
IMHO it's a fix as long as nobody can tell me how it _might_ make
a difference in code execution.