[vlc-devel] [PATCH] arm_neon: updated syntax to suit the more strict current clang releases

Måns Rullgård mans at mansr.com
Wed Aug 1 18:54:28 CEST 2012

"Rémi Denis-Courmont" <remi at remlab.net> writes:

> Le mercredi 1 août 2012 18:24:47 Måns Rullgård, vous avez écrit :
>> The code uses the old-style mnemonics for a few instructions, and
>> apparently those are no longer accepted by Apple's assembler.  Switching
>> to the new (unified) syntax is the right thing to do, and (some versions
>> of) the GNU assembler need to be switched to that mode with the .syntax
>> directive.
> You stated that "Apple's assembler is [the problem]".
> I interpreted that Apple's assembler had a bug.

It is even less compatible with the GNU assembler than it used to be.
Whether that is a bug or not is open to debate.

Måns Rullgård
mans at mansr.com

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