[RFC PATCH] Replaces long number representation by BIT() macro

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Sun Jul 7 23:15:34 AEST 2019

Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org> writes:
> On Tue, Jul 02, 2019 at 11:16:35AM -0500, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 03, 2019 at 01:19:34AM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>> > What we could do is switch to the `UL` macro from include/linux/const.h,
>> > rather than using our own ASM_CONST.
>> You need gas 2.28 or later for that though.
> Oh, but apparently I cannot read.  That macro should work fine.


Yeah one day we'll be able to drop them entirely, but not yet.

The official minimum is 2.20:

But my "old" toolchain is binutils 2.22, so that's effectively the
minimum for anything I test. I'm not sure many people are actually
testing with 2.20.


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