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Re: [PATCH]: fix compiler warnings in the math-emulator

To: lindahl@keyresearch.com (Greg Lindahl)
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: fix compiler warnings in the math-emulator
From: Hartvig Ekner <hartvige@mips.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 20:50:04 +0100 (CET)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org (linux mips mailing list)
In-reply-to: <20021218114220.A2217@wumpus.internal.keyresearch.com> from "Greg Lindahl" at Dec 18, 2002 11:42:20
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Sometimes you don't care whether you do only "half" a macro instruction
if the branch is taken. Usually though, the warning is a good thing - I
remember having spent many hours finding bugs like this with assemblers
that don't issue warnings.

/Hartvig

Greg Lindahl writes:
> 
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 07:47:31PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> 
> >  A few warnings are unavoidable -- e.g. there is no way to shut up gas
> > complaining about macros expanding into multiple instructions in branch
> > delay slots.  Too bad.
> 
> ... why isn't that a bug?
> 
> greg

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