Subject: Re: Making the (asm) world safe for modern cpp
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/18/2003 13:52:42
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On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>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.
In that case, barring eventual adoption of an alternate syntax for
these, I guess we have to keep doing things this way.
A shame, really.
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