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Re: [patch] General info in AS listings
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 11:48:37AM +0100, Nick Clifton wrote:
> The next thing to consider is whether the feature is actually necessary ?
> For example it seems to me that all of the information generated by your
> new option could also be obtained from the command line or via a wrapper
> script. So why add the option to the assembler ? The point here being
> that it is a bad idea to add unnecessary options - feature bloat - because
> it just makes room for more bugs.
I think it's useful. Identifying information is a big aid to
reproducibility, both for toolchain support and file archeology; both
of which I spend a lot of time doing :-)