Patchwork [RFA:] Caveat for ARM in gcc-4.7/changes.html: unaligned accesses, take 2

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Submitter Gerald Pfeifer
Date Dec. 29, 2012, 5:35 p.m.
Message ID <alpine.LNX.2.00.1212290649520.15650@tuna.site>
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Gerald Pfeifer - Dec. 29, 2012, 5:35 p.m.
This is a small follow-up change that I had meant to commit for
a while (ahem); done now.

Thanks for taking the time to write this up!

Gerald

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Index: changes.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.133
diff -u -3 -p -r1.133 changes.html
--- changes.html	3 Dec 2012 18:39:27 -0000	1.133
+++ changes.html	29 Dec 2012 17:34:01 -0000
@@ -53,15 +53,15 @@ 
     <li>On ARM, when compiling for ARMv6 (but not ARMv6-M), ARMv7-A,
     ARMv7-R, or ARMv7-M, the new option
     <code>-munaligned-access</code> is active by default, which for
-    some source codes generates code that accesses memory on unaligned
-    addresses.  This will require the kernel of those systems to enable
+    some sources generates code that accesses memory on unaligned
+    addresses.  This requires the kernel of those systems to enable
     such accesses (controlled by CP15 register <code>c1</code>, refer
-    to ARM documentation).  Alternatively or for compatibility with
+    to ARM documentation).  Alternatively, or for compatibility with
     kernels where unaligned accesses are not supported, all code has
     to be compiled with <code>-mno-unaligned-access</code>.
-    Linux/ARM in official releases has automatically and
+    Upstream Linux kernel releases have automatically and
     unconditionally supported unaligned accesses as emitted by GCC due
-    to this option being active, since Linux version 2.6.28.</li>
+    to this option being active since version 2.6.28.</li>
 
     <li>Support on ARM for the legacy floating-point accelerator (FPA) and
     the mixed-endian floating-point format that it used has been obsoleted.