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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/lib/copy_user_64.S: Handle 4-byte nocache copy

* Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 09, 2016 at 12:27:32PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > Btw., IIRC GAS is being silly about .L, i.e. there's a difference between these
> > two variants:
> >
> > .Lerror_entry_from_usermode_swapgs:
> > .L_error_entry_from_usermode_swapgs:
> >
> > the latter would be easier to read, but does not result in a local label last I
> > checked.
> >
> > Right?
>
> Seems to build ok here with "GNU assembler (GNU Binutils) 2.26.51.20151207".
> Perhaps some bug with older gas...?

Hm, indeed - I just tried it too.

This means that the (slightly) more readable .L_ prefix is preferred.

Thanks,

Ingo

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