[PATCH] x86: Add .nop directive to assembler

Alan Modra amodra@gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 21:54:00 GMT 2018

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:24:04AM -0800, H.J. Lu 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?

Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM

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