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Re: Failure of cross-assembling for ARC cpu target

On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 12:27:19AM +0200, angel wrote:
> Conclusion: either
> 1) There is a bug in gas (probably not the right conclusion)
> or
> 2) I have configured binutils badly (more probable since it is my first time).
> Whatever the conclusion, help is welcome.

3) gcc-2.95.3 and binutils-2.11 disagree over assembler pseudo-ops.

>From looking at cvs log tc-arc.c, I see
revision 1.7
date: 2001/01/11 21:20:17;  author: nickc;  state: Exp;  lines: +924 -334
Updated ARC assembler from

with corresponding ChangeLog
	* config/tc-arc.c: New updated configuration for
	ARC, including selection of core variants, and extensibility of
	instructions, registers etc. through directives.

>From the code, it looks like ".cpu" has been replaced by ".option".  A
rather sad state of affairs as none of gcc-2.95.x, gcc-3.0, gcc-current
have been updated to use the new syntax.  In any case, the old ".cpu"
pseudo-op should remain supported for some years until everyone has updated

Alan Modra

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