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Option -mwarn_areg_zero for S/390.
- To: "Martin Schwidefsky" <schwidefsky at de dot ibm dot com>
- Subject: Option -mwarn_areg_zero for S/390.
- From: Doug Evans <dje at transmeta dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 09:35:19 -0700 (PDT)
- Cc: binutils at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <OFC6CBB874.0D42C514-ONC1256ACC.003274D9@de.ibm.com>
Martin Schwidefsky writes:
> I recently added a warning to the S/390 assembler that is printed whenever
> a specified base or index register is zero. That helped us to find some
> critical bugs in the compiler. The background is that the general purpose
> register 0 can't be used to address memory. I got several complaints about
> these warnings and to make everybody happy I want to add a run-time option.
> The default is not to print these messages and -mwarn_areg_zero enables
> ChangeLog for gas:
> 2001-09-19 Martin Schwidefsky <email@example.com>
> * gas/config/tc-s390.c: Add option -mwarn_areg_zero.
Why not -mwarn-areg-zero?
Having to remember which options are -mfoo-bar-baz
and which are -mfoo_bar_baz isn't something a user should have to do.