arm64 asm branch syntax

Marc Glisse marc.glisse at
Thu Apr 3 11:21:43 UTC 2014

On Tue, 1 Apr 2014, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:

> Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> writes:
>  for arm64, in copy*.asm, we have b.le,,
>  In other files, we have beq, bcc, bne (without the dot).
>  I think we should stick to a single spelling, preferably the first one
>  (with a dot) because some toolchains only accept that one.
>  Is there an aarch64 emulator set up somewhere to test such a change? I
>  didn't see anything obvious in the testing status page, but I could
>  have missed it.
> I agree we should stick to the official syntax.  I wish GNU wasn't so
> pointless-extension-happy....

Another extension, llvm refuses:

add     x1, x1, x2, lsr 1

and wants this instead:

add     x1, x1, x2, lsr #1

(which GNU accepts as well)

> We have, but it is down after some reshuffling.  When
> pile gets 32 GiB RAM it will come back (should happen this week).

Currently testing the b.cond change, thanks.

Marc Glisse

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