ARM $d mapping symbol support for objdump

Richard Earnshaw rearnsha@arm.com
Wed Nov 15 18:10:00 GMT 2006


On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 17:36 +0000, Paul Brook wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 November 2006 14:36, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 09:57:14AM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > > This is OK.  My one minor question is if the disassembly part should use
> > > WORD/SHORT/BYTE type prefixes, eg
> > >
> > > 	<foo> 00000000        .word 00000000
> > > rather than
> > > 	<foo> 00000000        00000000
> >
> > I'll wait a bit and see if anyone has an opinion on this :-)  I don't
> > have any preference.
> 
> I prefer the .word version.
> 
> I'm not sure if the disassembler understands BE8 mode, but when we do this 
> should make it clear that the value is in BE(data) order, not LE(code) order.
> 
> Paul

Incidentally, the assembler should probably have a .iword directive so
that we can create an entry in the code section that doesn't get marked
as $d.

R.



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