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RE: [PATCH, MIPS] Improve warning messages for la/dla
- From: Matthew Fortune <Matthew dot Fortune at imgtec dot com>
- To: Richard Sandiford <rdsandiford at googlemail dot com>
- Cc: "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:17:19 +0000
- Subject: RE: [PATCH, MIPS] Improve warning messages for la/dla
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Richard Sandiford <email@example.com> writes:
> Matthew Fortune <Matthew.Fortune@imgtec.com> writes:
> > I've had some feedback from long term MIPS users who have only
> > previously used MIPS32 and are now looking at MIPS64. The LA and DLA
> > macros have caused some confusion and I believe a bit of extra
> > guidance in the warning messages for these will help steer people to
> the correct fix.
> > OK to commit?
> > Thanks,
> > Matthew
> > gas/
> > * config/tc-mips.c (macro): State the recommended way of creating
> > 32-bit or 64-bit addresses.
> OK, thanks. Guess this means we don't have any testcases for the
> warning. :-)
Indeed, I was surprised too. I'll add one for each though given I
had the same thought as you.