I'll go ahead and ask in the user list. And if I don't get very negative
answers there I'll change behaviour to make --pack-iram default.
> On Sat, 23 Oct 2004, Maarten Brock wrote:
> > And here is another poll for the developers.
> > I have asked it before and I'll ask it again.
> > Shall we make --pack-iram the default or even the only option for the
> > linker? Your opinion please.
> > My vote is for the last. I think --pack-iram works perfectly and I see no
> > need to keep the old behaviour around. It only complicates the
> > sources.
> Probably a poll on the user list would get better feedback on how well
> --pack-iram is working -- or even if it has been noticed at all.
> Personally, I've only done one 8051 project in the past 2 years, so I
> don't feel like I am in a good position to judge its effects on real
> If --pack-iram is to become manditory, I would prefer that there first was
> at least one official release in which it is only a default and the
> traditional behavior can be selected if needed.