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RE: [perl #50386] GIMME_V broken with 5.10.0/GCC and XS?

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Jan Dubois
January 30, 2008 09:22
RE: [perl #50386] GIMME_V broken with 5.10.0/GCC and XS?
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On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Robert May wrote:
> Further research turns up the '-mms-bitfields' option for (mingw
> only?) gcc, which causes it to use the same alignment as Microsoft's
> compilers.  I can confirm that using this option at least fixes my
> immediate problem[1].  It might be a better option for 5.10.x to patch
> ActivePerl::Config to add this flag?  I'll generate a patch and attach
> it to the ActiveState Bug report for this item.

Awesome.  Yes, this is much better than having to hack op.h to
conditionally add filler bytes.


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