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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] build: Rename as-insn-check to as-insn-add

On 22/02/18 11:33, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 22.02.18 at 11:51, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> as-insn-check mutates the passed-in flags.  Rename it to as-insn-add, in line
>> with cc-option-add.  Update all callers.
> I'm not convinced - cc-option-add makes relatively clear that
> something is being added to the options passed to CC. If I
> take as-insn-add this way, the macro would need to add an
> insn to the AS invocation. While I agree as-insn-check doesn't
> make clear that it adds any options, I still find this less
> misleading than the suggested new name. Let's see what
> others think.

I'm open to better name suggestions.  cc-option-add and as-insn-check
are basically the same; they make a test based on a proposed construct,
and end up mutating FLAGS.

The reason I noticed is because Rogers patch adds an option-no case to


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