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Date:   Mon, 17 Jan 2022 22:55:46 +0100
From:   Borislav Petkov <>
To:     Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc:     Alexander Lobakin <>,,,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 04/15] arch: introduce ASM function sections

On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 04:38:33PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2022, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > Thanks for explaining this. The gas manpage is very, hm, verbose
> > <sarcarstic eyeroll> ;-\:
> GNU tools tend to be far better documented in their info pages.

Good point, the corresponding text in the info page explains this option

Now I need to remember that about GNU tools.

There are a couple of redirects in that manpage to the info pages "See
the info pages for documentation of ..." but I guess they should slap
something along those lines at the end too:

       gcc(1), ld(1), and the Info entries for binutils and ld. Also, for
       more info on gas options, see the corresponding info pages.

Or so. :-)



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