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Re: MS/CW-style inline assembly for GCC


Michael Matz <matz@suse.de> writes:

| Hi,
| 
| On Tue, 4 May 2004, Paul Koning wrote:
| 
| > Yes, the constraints are very poorly documented.
| 
| Ehm, have any people claiming this actually read the documentation?  Not 
| the gccint info file, but the gcc one under
|   C Extensions / Extended Asm / Constraints
| ?  Because, well, I find them documented quite well.  First a general 
| overview about the technique, then simple general constraints (quite 
| detailed) plus modifiers, then machine constraints (not as detailed).

If the standard of documentation is the current documentation of the C
or C++ front-ends level, then yes the inline assembly stuff is
"quite well documented" ;-/

| That's not to say there might not be something to improve, but it's 
| certainly not as bad as some make it sound.

Well, compared to the level of the RTL documentation, I see like a
huge gap...

-- Gaby


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