Re: [PATCH] Translate asm version of ELFNOTE macro into preprocessormacro

From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 10:47:17 EST

Ian Campbell wrote:
The first is that older gas does not support :varargs in .macro
definitions (in my testing 2.17 does while 2.15 does not, I don't know
when it became supported). The Changes file says binutils >= 2.12 so I
think we need to avoid using it. There are no other uses in mainline or
-mm. Old gas appears to just ignore it so you get "too many arguments"
type errors.
OK, seems reasonable. Eric Biederman solved this by having NOTE/ENDNOTE (or something like that) in his "bzImage with ELF header" patch, but I don't remember it being used in any way which is incompatible with using a CPP macro.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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