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Re: gcc (Re: porting?)

  On Tue, 10 Feb 1998, Jan Paul Schmidt wrote:

  > > What about -mpcrel?  Doesn't it do (about) the same thing?
  > > 
  > > I usually use '-mbaserel -mpcrel -fomit-frame-pointer -O2' as
  > > it produces the smallest code (GCCs <= 2.5.8).
  > I use that to on, but it won't work always with larger stuff.

  Just curious, is it possible to produce PC-relative code with long
  branches on the 020->? And is it faster than absolute addressing?

Yes, it's possible on 020+. Is it faster? I don't remember. I doubt it,
since it requires the same memory accesses as 4-byte absolute.

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