[llvm-dev] accessing subwords in memory

Preston Briggs via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 27 11:34:26 PDT 2018

On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 12:32 AM, Boris Boesler <baembel at gmx.de> wrote:
> > I'm targeting a machine that can only load and store aligned 64-bit
> Does this imply that the target uses word addresses instead of byte

The machine uses byte addresses, but lacks instructions to do things like
load/store byte.
So we must load a word, then find the desired byte.

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