[kaffe] Fixing mipsel-linux: differences between jit3 and jit1

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Sun Jul 11 13:00:13 PDT 2004

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> Helmer Krämer wrote:
>> On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 21:04:41 +0200
>> Dalibor Topic <robilad at kaffe.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> I've been trying to fix the build on mipsel-linux. It uses jit3. I've 
>>> got the LOUT build problem sorted out, the syntax of LOUT and friends 
>>> has changed between jit3 and jit1. The next stumbling stone is 
>>> prologue_xxC, which does not exist in jit3 funcs.h. So before I 
>>> blindly change prologue_xxC to prologue_xxx on mips (and possibly 
>>> m68k, since it suffers from same symptoms on netbsd), I'd like to 
>>> know what the difference in naming is supposed to mean ;)
>>> i.e. what is in the name suffix -xxx that xxC doesn;t have, etc. I 
>>> couldn't find that documented, unfortunately.
>> I think that funcs.h is somewhat wrong since it directly
>> uses the names from the i386 backend (i.e. prologue_xxx).
>> IMHO it should use the different HAVE_* macros from the
>> jit3-icode.h to declare the functions (so it correctly
>> declares prologue_xxx on i386 but prologue_xxC on mipsel).
>> Furthermore, these declarations should be guarded by
>> #ifdef HAVE_foo ... #endif for optional things like
>> HAVE_mon_enter and HAVE_mon_exit.
> Thanks, Helmer, that's a very good idea. I'll go for it. I eventually 
> figured out that funcs.h was the file I had to change, but wanted to do 
> it manually. Using the macros directly is a much more elegant proposal.

Done & checked in. Cross compiles for both i386 and mipsel, so I guess 
it's o.k. :)

dalibor topic

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