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Re: Consistent WARN_REFERENCES for assembler

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 07:43:38AM -0500, Allen Briggs wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 06:31:55AM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > unless there are objections, I am going to commit the attached patch
> > soon. It replaces the use of stabs for WARN_REFERENCES in assembler code
> > with the modernish .gnu.warning sections. Platforms that already used
> > this now consistently use .pushsection / .popsection.
> Should these be conditional on tools that understand .gnu.warning, or
> are we assuming that if we use alternative tools, they should understand
> .gnu.warning?  Or does it not matter?

I'm pretty sure that any binutils replacement that will come up will
support the more useful and important features like .gnu.warning.


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