[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] '/nop' illegal for old versions of GAS

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jul 26 11:20:56 CEST 2006


On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 01:10:31PM +1000, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> >heres what the gas manual says about lines starting with #
> >---
> >To be compatible with past assemblers, lines that begin with `#'
> >have a special interpretation.  Following the `#' should be an absolute
> >expression (*note Expressions::): the logical line number of the _next_
> >line.  Then a string (*note Strings: Strings.) is allowed: if present
> >it is a new logical file name.  The rest of the line, if any, should be
> >whitespace.
> 	Yes, but it goes on...
> If the first non-whitespace characters on the line are not numeric, the  
> line is ignored. (Just like a comment.)
> 	nop is is not a numeric expression, but to be
> perfect, the line should be something like " # nop"?
> Sadly, that requires re-writing of the macros.

if you do that, use #define NOP " # nop" and then use NOP


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