Re: [RFC] arm: use built-in byte swap function

From: Nicolas Pitre
Date: Wed Feb 20 2013 - 09:06:52 EST

On Wed, 20 Feb 2013, Woodhouse, David wrote:

> On Wed, 2013-02-20 at 08:36 -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > You'll have the same issue wrt the above whether or not the source
> > file is C or assembly.
> Hm, true. I was thinking of the code itself (which is
> position-independent anyway), rather than the flags in the object file.
> So just ship a .S file and for the decompressor (if we need it at all)
> rebuild it just the same as we do the *other* libgcc code like ashldi3.S
> etc.

... in which case there is no harm shipping a .c file and trivially
enforcing -O2, the rest being equal.

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