[LLVMdev] 16-bit x86 status update

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Jan 14 15:10:42 PST 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-14 at 13:16 -0800, Reid Kleckner wrote:
> I just want to state that I hope we never implement the 16-bit
> Microsoft C++ ABI for -m16.


In fact we've implemented no 16-bit ABI at all. This is really 32-bit
code, 32-bit object formats, 32-bit ABIs. Just expecting to run on a CPU
which happens to be in 16-bit mode and hence needs the 0x66 and 0x67
prefixes to be used. A lot.


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