Subject: RE: [LV] binutils/objdump: decode function entry mask
To: None <>
From: Maciej W. Rozycki <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/18/2005 21:01:38
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Kenn Humborg wrote:

> How about emitting something like
> 	.word 0x001c # Entry mask <r2, r3, r4>
> so that it's valid assembler?
> GNU as doesn't have a .entry or .mask directive, does it?

 Actually it does have .mask in target-specific code for providing stack 
frame information.  Currently for Alpha and MIPS.  You could possibly 
reuse it in some way or invent another directive for this purpose to aid 
debuggers.  Though you should probably consider a full DWARF-2 
implementation instead. ;-)