Re: [PATCH] x86/boot: use .code16 instead of .code16gcc

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Jan 03 2014 - 17:34:43 EST

On 01/03/2014 02:30 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> Since I just made .code16 work in LLVM, this removes one more barrier to
> building the kernel with LLVM/clang. And it looks like 'clang -m16' for
> the C code in arch/x86/boot shouldn't actually be that hard to do now
> either.

Nice. I would really like a gcc option "-m16" even if all it did was
emit .code16gcc first in any assembly file (a bunch of the options we
need for the 16-bit code is just so gcc doesn't emit code *before* the
.code16gcc directive.)


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