[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] nasm support

KO Myung-Hun komh
Sun Sep 5 09:31:52 CEST 2010

Dave Yeo wrote:
> On 09/04/10 12:33 am, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 08:43:10PM -0700, Dave Yeo wrote:
>>> On 09/03/10 10:05 am, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 06:56:03PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:


>>> Needed a couple of
>>> -section .text align=16
>>> +section .text
>>> +align 16
>>> to assemble here.
>> Well, if anything all should be converted.
>> However I am not sure these are actually doing the same thing?
>> Aligning the section and aligning the data inside it do not
>> necessarily have to be the same thing.
> I asked the nasm people as I only needed this change for -f aout. The
> answer was,
> "aout doesn't support align= section attribute, obj in turn does support
> that is why it doesn't require any changes"
> So I guess that change was wrong and it would be better to use OMF.

But even if we use a.out, our linker aligns sections with 16 bytes when
using -Zomf. So there is no problem.

KO Myung-Hun

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