--disable-asm flag not being fully honored

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Sep 20 11:07:35 CEST 2013

On Fri, 20 Sep 2013 01:59, chris at chatsecure.org said:
> When I use the --disable-asm flag it seems to not respect that setting when
> compiling. I was finally able to get it to compile with clang by explicitly
> also including the -DNO_ASM flag in CFLAGS.

--disable-asm only disables the use of the MPI assembler modules but not
of the other asm functions.

> requiring an l-value: accepted due to
>       -fheinous-gnu-extensions, but clang may remove support for this in
> the future

Clang should not pretend to be GCC (by defining __GNUC__) if it does not
exactly behave like GCC.  I am very annoyed about that hijacking and the
problems this creates for software maintainers.



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