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Re: basic asm and memory clobbers
- From: <Paul_Koning at Dell dot com>
- To: <law at redhat dot com>
- Cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:39:16 +0000
- Subject: Re: basic asm and memory clobbers
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> On Nov 20, 2015, at 1:24 PM, Jeff Law <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11/20/2015 06:05 AM, Richard Henderson wrote:
>> It seems to me that it would be better to remove the feature, forcing
>> what must be an extremely small number of users to audit and update to
>> extended asm.
> That might be a little drastic. Though if we want to go this direction, the first step is to deprecate for a major release cycle. It would be interesting to see how much stuff would complain/break.
I would expect: a lot. I've seen plenty of people writing asm statements (in small quantities, admittedly) who have never heard of extended asm.