Subject: Re: Question for kernel hackers: Introduction to GNU AS? (books on
To: Brian A. Seklecki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 01/29/2002 18:12:57
> Can anyone make any suggestions for getting acquainted with the
> GNU Binutils GAS? I recently checked out a book on 80x86 assembly from
> the engineering library here at Pitt[.edu], but of course, all the
> examples use some useless Microsoft 'macro assembler', and of course, the
M$ macroassembler is quite useful anyway. use nasm to have similar syntax.
with as syntax is different.
main differences are:
ins_nameb instead of ins_name byte ptr
ins_namew instead of ins_name word ptr
ins_named ................... dword ptr
reversed first and second parameter
different syntax of addressing modes.
> cd-rom is missing from the back. Besides, I'd prefer not to have to
> re-lean everything the GNU AS way at a later date, but I have a feeling
> the chances of me finding an "Introduction to Assembly" text that uses GNU
> AS are slim and none >:}
your book may be still useful