gas macro arguments or escapes botched, perhaps related to ONLY_STANDARD_ESCAPES
Thu Jun 29 03:52:00 GMT 2000
> Targets that define ONLY_STANDARD_ESCAPES find themselves failing
> the gas test "strings" in gas/testsuite/gas/macros/macros.exp. The
> only target in CVS that does this is currently avr, which might
> explain why the failure slipped through everyones extensive
> testsuite runs.
The problem is not an invalid testcase. ONLY_STANDARD_ESCAPES was
defined in MIPS as well, but I removed it since it does more harm than
good. If you want to use an argument name in an ascii string inside a
macro you have to use an argument name that gives you a standard
Instead of how you normally would write it:
> I'll probably eventually get around to analyze it more thoroughly
> and perhaps fix it, but why wait. The bug might even be a invalid
> testcase for all I know right now.
I think the problem has been in gas for years. Feel free to fix it.
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