remove old %{.s hack, add new %{,assembler spec

Ian Lance Taylor
Mon Mar 12 06:07:00 GMT 2007

"Joseph S. Myers" <> writes:

> On Sun, 11 Mar 2007, Geoffrey Keating wrote:
> > On 09/03/2007, at 5:29 PM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> > > Looks nice.  Please also update the documentation in the "Spec Files"
> > > node in doc/invoke.texi.  Thanks.
> > 
> > Sure.  Is there a reason we need documentation for this in two places?
> I think we should merge the documentation in invoke.texi back into the 
> comment in gcc.c and then remove it from invoke.texi, having invoke.texi 
> instead say something like:
> 	@dfn{Spec files} are plaintext files that are used to construct spec
> 	strings.  Their format is described in @file{gcc.c} and may change at any
> 	time.

That's fine with me too.

The documentation in invoke.texi was, of course, added to support the
-specs=FILE option.  That is not an option that I personally care very
much about.  But it is perhaps worth noting that libgloss depends on
it for some targets.


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