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Re: basic asm and memory clobbers - Proposed solution


> On Dec 15, 2015, at 5:22 PM, David Wohlferd <dw@LimeGreenSocks.com> wrote:
> 
> On 12/14/2015 1:53 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> > This just seems like another argument for deprecating basic asm and pushing people to extended.
>> Yes.  I am not arguing against deprecation.  We should do that.
> 
> You know, there are several people who seem to generally support this direction.  Not enough to call it a consensus, but perhaps the beginning of one:
> 
> - Andrew Haley
> - David Wohlferd
> - Richard Henderson
> - Segher Boessenkool
> - Bernd Schmidt
> 
> Anyone else want to add their name here?

No, but I want to speak in opposition.

"Deprecate" means two things: warn now, remove later.  For reasons stated by others, I object to "remove later".  So "warn now, remove never" I would support, but not "deprecate".

	paul


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