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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/3] add support for exporting symbols from .S files
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On Tuesday 12 August 2008 00:18:07 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This makes it possible to export symbols from assembly files, instead
> of having to export them through an extra ksyms.c file.
>
> I found this nicer to implement using a gas macro than a cpp macro.
...
> + .ifeq BITS_PER_LONG-32
> + .align 3
> +\symtab:
> + .long \sym
> + .long \strtab
> + .else
> + .align 4

Good work! Hmm, you can .balign BITS_PER_LONG/8 outside the ifeq.
Unfortunately .long doesn't do the Right Thing on 64 bit, so getting rid of
the if is harder.

Acked-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>

Cheers,
Rusty.


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