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Re: [PATCH] x86: Add .nop directive to assembler
On Mon, 19 Feb 2018, Alan Modra wrote:
> > .nop is similar to .skip, except that it fills with NOPs. Yes, it can be used
> > wherever .skip can be used.
> Given https://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2018-02/msg00322.html I'm
> inclined to think the name of the directive should change.
> .skipnops perhaps?
Just `.nops' maybe? There doesn't appear to be any matching mnemonic in