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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: Extend inline asm syntax with size spec
On Thu, 29 Nov 2018, Borislav Petkov wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 08:46:34PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> > But, I'd like to ask if x86 people want to keep this macros.s approach.
> > Revert 77b0bf55bc675 right now
> > assuming the compiler will eventually solve the issue?
> Yap, considering how elegant the compiler solution is and how much
> problems this macros-in-asm thing causes, I think we should patch
> out the latter and wait for gcc9. I mean, the savings are not so
> mind-blowing to have to deal with the fallout.
> But this is just my opinion.

I'd be not opposed to backporting the asm inline support.

Of course we still have to be happy with it and install the patch ;)

Are you (kernel folks) happy with asm inline ()?


> Thx.

Richard Biener <>
SUSE LINUX GmbH, GF: Felix Imendoerffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nuernberg)

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