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Jeffrey A Law <email@example.com> writes: |> In message <Pine.LNX.3.96.980501124359.28262A-100000@mullet.Levels.UniSA.Edu.ou write: |> > There is a problem with using "/" to start comments, such as those |> > emitted by gcc's -fverbose-asm. If gas needs to support "/" meaning |> > the start of a comment anywhere on a line, then the gas division |> > operator is killed, sometimes silently. For instance: |> > asm("pushl $FOO/2") |> > is treated as if the programmer wrote |> > asm("pushl $FOO") |> > |> > Of course, this is only a problem with hand-coded assembly, but it |> > would be nice to fix gas and gcc. At least on linux, where the only |> > assembler used with gcc is gas, we should be able to make the |> > following change without causing too many problems. |> > |> > * config/linux.h (ASM_COMMENT_START): Define as "#" |> > * config/linux-aout.h (ASM_COMMENT_START): Likewise |> Thanks. I've installed this into egcs. This is wrong, it breaks m68k-linux, and perhaps all other non-intel linux port. It must be moved to config/i386/linux.h. There is no such thing as a universal comment character. -- Andreas Schwab "And now for something firstname.lastname@example.org completely different" email@example.com