unexpected NOP encodings
Mon Jun 24 15:05:00 GMT 2019
On Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 07:56:48AM -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
> is it known (and intended) that
No, you've found a bug.
> .machine power8
> # The NOP inserted here is controlled by the "power6" machine
> # setting below, not the one currently in effect.
> .p2align 3
> .machine power6
> doesn't produce the expected NOP encoding, because the encoding is
> chosen only at the end of the assembly process (i.e. when the final
> directive has already been seen and processed)?
Australia Development Lab, IBM
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