Re: Fix asm constraint in put_user

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: 2005-11-22 08:26:37
James E Wilson <> writes:

> On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 07:12, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> The st insn on the ia64 does not allow the post-increment to come from a
>> register (only ld does).  Thus the "m" constraint is not suitable for the
>> asm statement in __put_user_size.
> You could use the "S" constraint here.  This isn't used anywhere in
> gcc.  This exists solely for use by asms that need a non-postinc MEM.

Alas, it does not work:

sound/oss/rme96xx.c:744: error: 'asm' operand requires impossible reload

That's exactly the place where gcc would like to use a POST_MODIFY with a
register operand.


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