[m-rev.] trivial diff: update docs re GCC global reg vars bug

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed Nov 5 19:08:16 AEDT 2003

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	Update the documentation of the GCC global register variable bug
	with calls to memcpy() etc.: this bug is fixed in GCC CVS.

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Index: BUGS
RCS file: /home/mercury1/repository/mercury/BUGS,v
retrieving revision 1.18
diff -u -d -r1.18 BUGS
--- BUGS	3 Aug 2003 13:33:19 -0000	1.18
+++ BUGS	4 Aug 2003 05:42:48 -0000
@@ -45,9 +45,7 @@
 and C source file.
 This seems to be a bug in GCC's handling of global register variables.
-The GCC maintainers have shown no interest in fixing it. They appear
-to consider global register variables to be a deprecated feature, even
-though it isn't documented as such in the GCC manual.
+The bug seems to be finally fixed in GCC 3.3 or 3.4.
 If this problem occurs when compiling the source distribution, install
 from the binary distribution instead.

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