Subject: Re: Making the (asm) world safe for modern cpp
To: Jim Wise <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/18/2003 10:46:25
On Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at 06:19  PM, Jim Wise wrote:

> That said, given that using -traditional-cpp for .S assembly source
> pre-processing brings in subtle differences in pre-processor syntax
> between our c and assembly language source files, is there any reason
> _we_ should continue to use -traditional-cpp?
> Are there any platforms where gas/gcc do not provide a
> modern-cpp-friendly assembly syntax?

Yes.  ARM and SH are two that pop to mind immediately.  ARM was the one 
used to justify continuing traditional preprocessor support in GCC 3.3.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>