FIX: Incorrect Code Generated With /Og and /G6

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SYMPTOMS

Incorrect code may be generated with the /Og and /G6 compiler optimizations.

CAUSE

The compiler incorrectly moves an .inc file, .add file, .sub file, or .lea file across an instruction that references memory.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3. For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed

MORE INFORMATION

The following code illustrates one way the compiler can handle moving an instruction:
   inc eax
   mov [eax + 2*ebx + 3]
				
The compiler needs to update the displacement to swap the instructions. For example:
   mov [eax + 2*ebx + (3 + 1)]
   inc eax
				

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Article ID: 216747 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbbug kbfix kbvs600sp3fix KB216747

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