asm vs __asm__

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Thu Dec 11 16:58:07 CET 2003

nisse at (Niels Möller) writes:

  When GMP uses gcc style inline assembler in C files, like in
  gmp-impl.h, "__asm__" is used in most places, but some use just "asm".
  One reason for using __asm__ is that it makes it possible to compile
  the code with gcc -std=c89 (which is useful for finding accidental
  uses of Gnu C or c99 features). I don't know if there are any
  drawbacks to "__asm__".
The idea is to use __asm__ consistently.
I'll fix the places I find with plain "asm".


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