[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mk: fix build of assembly files for ARM64

Zbigniew Bodek zbigniew.bodek at caviumnetworks.com
Wed Jan 18 12:31:27 CET 2017

On 17.01.2017 23:45, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 2017-01-17 15:35, zbigniew.bodek at caviumnetworks.com:
>> -# for now, we don't use as but nasm.
>> -# AS      = $(CROSS)as
> It looks to be a very very old comment.
>> +ifeq ($(CONFIG_RTE_ARCH_X86),y)
>>  AS        = nasm
> There is no asm file in DPDK as far as I know.
> So why would we have a dependency on nasm for x86?

Yes, there is no such file now. We were to add assembly code but 
eventually we decided to put it in a separate library. Nevertheless this 
fix should be harmless if there is no ASM file and will behave correctly 
if someone will add ASM file in the future.

>> +else
>> +AS        = $(CROSS)as
>> +endif

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