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ARCHIVE: 'Phage List' - Archives (1988 - 1989)
DOCUMENT: phage #213 [correction (ref. message claiming compiler bug)] (1 message, 392 bytes)
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From: Chris Torek <chris@mimsy.umd.edu>
To: phage
Date: Wed 18:47:25 09/11/1988 EST
Subject: correction (ref. message claiming compiler bug)
References: [Thread Prev: 218] [Thread Next: 214] [Message Prev: 212] [Message Next: 217]

The statement I made earlier about the worm author's compiler
miscompiling references of the form `structure[expr].field'
was in fact incorrect.  The disassembler we used lost the
register reference; the register did appear in the object code.
(Not that this is important: I just prefer accuracy.)

Chris

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