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Re: Proposed targets to deprecate for 3.4
- From: Hans-Peter Nilsson <hp at bitrange dot com>
- To: Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Nathanael Nerode <neroden at twcny dot rr dot com>, <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 04:17:31 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Proposed targets to deprecate for 3.4
On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Hans-Peter Nilsson <email@example.com> writes:
> >> There has got to be a better way to do that.
> > Perhaps a (new) TARGET_ASM_FUNCTION_BEGIN_PROLOGUE? If you're
> > opposed to TARGET_ASM_FUNCTION_END_PROLOGUE, look at alpha.
> No, I'm not opposed to ..._END_PROLOGUE; it has a well-defined task
> that doesn't overlap with another mechanism. Could you use
> ASM_FUNCTION_START for what you need, maybe?
What's that? A new macro? :-) (Sorry, I see no useful macro
matching *FUNCTION*.) Still, it'd just be trading one for
> But I was thinking more in terms of marking prologue insns specially
> so that the "avoid renumbering" effect doesn't depend on magic state
> outside the RTL. Say, with a port-specific REG_NOTE. (I don't know
> if this is possible.)
It sounds possible. I'll investigate. Thanks.
> It's a nuisance when I'm doing a sweep through all the files in the
> config/ directory: imagine typing C-x C-f mm TAB mm TAB .c RET
> C-s SOME_MACRO without stopping for breath only to notice that
> everything after the RET got eaten by y-or-n-p... and then I usually
> reflexively hit C-g which aborts the entire find-file and I have to
> start over. :-(
Oh, *that*. :-)
> I suppose you have your default style set to something else? I do so
> little work on anything other than GNU-indented code that I just leave
> that the default (it's not my preferred style, although it has become
Hmm, the same goes for me these days. It used to be just those files...