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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] x86: bug: prevent gcc distortions
Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

> On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 12:02 PM Nadav Amit <> wrote:
>> I can add a -Wa,[filename.s] switch. It works, but sort of undocumented.
> Oh, if it assembles things together, then that sounds optimal.
> And yes, like hpa says, we should make sure that behavior is acknowledged
> by the GNU as people, so that they then don't come back and say "hey, now
> we assemble things as separate units".
> That said, the "separate units" model really doesn't make much sense now
> that I think about it, because 'as' supports only one output file. So I
> guess the as people wouldn't have any issues with just accepting the
> "concatenate all input files" syntax.

Gnu ASM manual says: "Each time you run as it assembles exactly one source
program. The source program is made up of one or more files.”

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