avoid NULL pointer ambiguity in mn10300 sim

Alexandre Oliva aoliva@redhat.com
Thu Jun 3 11:19:00 GMT 2004

On Jun  2, 2004, Jeff Johnston <jjohnstn@redhat.com> wrote:

> Should that offset be aligned (i.e. 4 or 8)?

It could, but it would just increase the waste.  If any of the other
sections needs alignment, it shall require alignment itself.

> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> GDB gets thoroughly confused if the address of the start symbol looks
>> like a NULL pointer.  ISO C requires no other pointer to compare equal
>> to the NULL pointer as well, so make sure we don't have any objects at
>> address zero.
>> Ok to install?
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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