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Re: GPC doesn't build on powerpc

Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> There's a bit of a problem with the patch to stor-layout.c:
>     64  int set_words_big_endian = BYTES_BIG_ENDIAN;
> BYTES_BIG_ENDIAN is not guaranteed to be a constant.  And in fact, on
> powerpc, it isn't one.  So this fails with an 'initializer not
> constant' error.

This initialization only matters for Chill; for Pascal you can
just drop the initialization.

Since Chill is probably built without the GPC-specific patch to
the backend, there should be no further problem with this.  When
the patch will be finally integrated into GCC, this problem will
have been addressed.



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