RFA fix conversion of little-byte big-word floats to doublest
Sat Dec 4 15:47:00 GMT 2004
On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 02:38:00PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> This patch fixes a bug in get_field which meant that we incorrectly
> converted mixed-endian floats (ARM FPA style) into the internal doublest
> format. This short change fixes over 300 testsuite failures in a combined
> arm/thumb testsuite run on arm-elf.
> * doublest.c (get_field): Correctly extract floatformat_littebyte_bigword
Could you summarize for me how this is supposed to work? This means
that get_field treats littlebyte_bigword exactly the same as little.
There's another copy of get_field in libiberty (I don't know why there
are two) which treats it exactly the same as big, instead. I don't
know how that works either, but it seems the two ought to agree.
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