Alpha VM on Solaris UltraSPARC?

David Hopwood david.nospam.hopwood at
Fri Mar 11 18:34:35 PST 2005

Nicolas Pelletier wrote:
> Just an aside: a similar problem  with dispatchID shows up on a 32-bit
> sparc. The 2  offending lines where dispatchID is used  in the VM must
> be converted to a byte-per-byte copy mechanism using a for loop (since
> gcc optimizes calls to memcpy).

memcpy is required to work for unaligned pointers. If it didn't that
would be a bug in gcc, and I'm not aware of any such bug.

David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at>

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