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    SubjectRe: 2.2.17pre9: A typo fixed; some warnings squashed
    Alan Cox <> said:


    > > movw %ax, %dx
    > >
    > > instead of (clearly wrong!):
    > >
    > > movw %eax,%edx

    > gcc generates movw %ax, %dx anyway but the wrong one doesnt work with old
    > binutils.

    AFAIU, gcc doesn't even look into the strings inside asm(), just blindly
    substitutes stuff for %'es (at least that is exactly what I would do, for
    expediency if nothing else). So this has to be a binutils (as) matter, if

    > > It might be right to stay with known broken tools to not rock the boat for
    > > a stable kernel series, but _please_ get rid of that crap for 2.4

    > Agreed

    Horst von Brand
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