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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for-4.7 1/2] build/clang: disable the usage of the integrated clang assembler

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 02:16:49AM -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 30.05.16 at 18:27, <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > For all the build process, not only the assembly-only files.
> > 
> > This prevents assembling certain code with the integrated assembler, while
> > other code would be assembled by the external assembler.
> Without you giving a reason why this needs to be that way, I don't
> think this is an acceptable change. I, for one, don't see why in a
> clang build we shouldn't use as much of clang as possible (and hence
> limit exceptions to a minimum).

For once, the external and the integrated assembler might have a different 
set of features, so we would have to execute some of the checks twice 
against each of them and then choose the minimum set of features that are 
supported by both, IMHO we don't want to get down that road.


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