Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:17:14 -0500 From: "Sidney Manning" <sidneym@...eaurora.org> To: <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: RE: Support for .S files > On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 01:52:26PM -0500, Sidney Manning wrote: > > Clang and gcc do not invoke the preprocessor on files with a lowercase > > .s suffix. > > > > The following addition would permit uppercase .S files. > > The intention was to avoid using the preprocessor in asm and having it > become #ifdef hell. This could be revisited (especially now as part of the arch > deduplication/refactoring) but there should first be some discussion of the > motivation (what you want to achieve with it). I was experimenting with some optimized assembly and it substituted #defines in place of register names. Think, "#define length r2" and such making the resulting assembly more readable. I had made some missteps with the Makefile because the files didn't get picked up; only later did I see that the pattern wasn't in the Makefile. Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of Code Aurora Forum, hosted by The Linux Foundation
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