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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 5/5] x86: remove usage of .skip with non-absolute expressions

On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 12:26:43PM +0000, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> Clang assembler doesn't support using .skip with non-absolute
> expressions:

But so is GNU as. From its manual for .skip:

"This directive emits size bytes, each of value fill. Both size and fill
are absolute expressions."

> entry.S:109:15: error: expected absolute expression
>         .skip .Lcr4_alt_end - .Lcr4_alt, 0x90
>               ^

OOI what makes .Lcr4_alt_end - .Lcr4_alt non-absolute?


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