Fwd: GCC label numbering

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Tue Sep 7 13:21:00 GMT 2010


On 09/07/2010 02:12 PM, Joel wrote:
> Hello,
> Apparently, at least for MIPS target, GCC generates labels starting
> from 2: $L2, $L3, etc.
> Do you know why the numbering begins at 2?

When I saw this question before, I thought that it'd be easy to find
out by debugging gcc.  However, I also thought that there's no really
good reason why anyone would need the answer, so I didn't look.

You might get more response from others if you said why it's important
for you to know this.

Andrew.



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