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Re: [MiNT] GCC 4.2.2 and binary compatibility
On 24 Nov 2007 at 12:37, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Vincent Rivière <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > There is a well-known ABI for calling TOS/MiNT.
> This interface should be compatible with gcc's 16-bit ABI.
> > But is there a standard ABI for internal data structures alignment, as
> > well as function calls, eventually across the static libraries ?
> > Is GCC 2.95 the de-facto standard ?
> AFAIK all pre-existing C compilers on the Atari were using 16 bit ints
> and gcc was the first one also offering a 32-bit ABI, thus being the one
> which defined it.
I had thought that Lattice C was the first, but after a quick look on the net
it seems that GCC v1.30(!) was ported to the ST sometime in 1988, so that beats
Lattice C v5 by about 5 years ...