[patch] Drop support for non-cfi capable assemblers

Brad Smith brad at comstyle.com
Sun Mar 23 13:18:29 PDT 2014

On 21/03/14 2:40 PM, Rafael EspĂ­ndola wrote:
> Having the MCStreamer interface feed back to itself via
> EmitDwarfAdvanceLineAddr and EmitDwarfAdvanceFrameAddr to support
> non-cfi assemblers is one of my favorite hacks, but it might no longer
> be necessary.
> In llvm, MC itself supports cfi since the end of 2010 (support started
> in r119972, is reported in the 2.9 release notes).
> In binutils the support has been around for much longer. It looks like
> support started to be added in May 2003. It is available in 2.15
> 4000400 (31-Aug-2011, 2.14 is from 12-Jun-2003).

Not unless IAS is made default on PowerPC and SPARC.

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