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Re: PATCH: Add --alt-nops=short|long to x86/x86-64 assemblers
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 03:44:11PM +0100, Paul Brook wrote:
> > > Maybe I should add -march= and -mtune= to assembler.
> > It sounds like it would be a good idea, although if it is only to
> > support this new feature then you may not want to go that far.
> FWIW I've found it more useful to add .cpu and/or .arch assembly directives.
> Handling the gcc spec strings for commandline controls and making sure the
> gcc and gas defaults are consistent can get painful, especially if gcc has
> several different ways of specifying the cpu variant.
x86/x86-64 assembler support .arch. But I don't think gcc uses it. I
am not sure how well it will work with existing code bases if gcc
starts generating .arch.