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SubjectRe: ENTRY-macro in linkage.h
Hi,

On Sun, 9 Feb 2003, Uwe Reimann wrote:

> My problem is how to add the whitespace. The preprocessor seems to strip
> it. Consider this (test.S):
>
> #define ENTRY(X) \
> .global X##; \
> X##:
>
> ENTRY(foo)
> ENTRY(bar)
>
> gcc -S test.S:
>
> .global foo; foo:
> .global bar; bar:
>
> For c4x-gcc, this has to be like this:
>
> .global foo
> foo:
> .global bar
> bar:
>
> Without the leading whitespace, .global is taken as a name of a label.
> Without the newline before the labels, they are not recognized (taken as
> comments).

You don't have to use the ENTRY macro anymore, it was useful when kernel
could be in a.out format, so the underscore was automatically prepended to
the symbol.

bye, Roman

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