[llvm] r210814 - CodeGen: enable mov.w/mov.t pairs with minsize for WoA
t.p.northover at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 13:46:18 PDT 2014
> + // NOTE Windows on ARM needs to use mov.w/mov.t pairs to materialise 32-bit
> + // immediates as it is inherently position independent, and may be out of
> + // range otherwise.
What does "inherently position independent" mean here? Because I can
see no way in which the fragment you're testing could be loaded at an
arbitrary address without runtime fixup.
And if you are relying on runtime fixup, "inherently
position-dependent" would probably be a better description.
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