On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 10:05:08AM -0800, Kip Walker wrote:
> I just investigated assembler warnings coming from
> arch/mips/kernel/entry.S (checked out as of 12/07 00:00 UTC), and
> noticed the following. After expanding macros, you get something like:
> .section ".text.init" (from __INIT)
> .data (from PANIC)
> .previous (from PANIC)
> --> section is now .text.init
> .previous (from __FINIT)
> --> section is now .data, not .text as intended.
> Perhaps .pushsection and .popsection should be used in some or all
> macros like this?
> Or am I smoking crack?
Certainly not. The problem is known and so far I've just hacked around
it more or less elegant. But it's a trap and so I think we've got good
reasons to force people to upgrade to a newer assembler than the current
minimal version. The question is which - I don't like frequent tool