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Re: symbol encoding cleanup plan


On Sat, 31 Aug 2002, Richard Henderson wrote:
> The hope, however, is that ASM_OUTPUT_LABELREF is exactly
> fputs for all targets.  The only kink I see might be ia64
> and its desire to add '#' after label uses.  Oh, not sure
> what mmix is doing here either.

It's outputting global symbols (references and definitions)
prefixed with ":" if -mtoplevel-symbols and trying to coexist
with the "*" prefix being there (SYMBOL_REF_FLAG is taken;
controls what instructions load the address).  To wit, I think
another SYMBOL_REF_FLAG would do nicely.

brgds, H-P


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