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Old 03-30-2015, 09:22 PM   #1
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Exclamation Can't compile Assembler code on Ubuntu 14.04

I keep getting messages in terminal like: "Error: operand type mismatch for `sub' " when i compile program with " gcc -g -o prog1 prog1.S " and i doubble checked every code i tried to compile. Need some help asap

Here's one of the codes i wrote using Text Editor:

#sum of the first N numbers

.section .text
.global main
movl $0, %eax
movl $10, %ecx

cmpl $0, %ecx
je end
addl %ecx, %eax
subl $1, $ecx
jmp compare
movl $1, %eax
int $0x80
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subl $1, $ecx
This line is creating the error. ecx is 32 bit register. So operand should be 32 bit number.
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Old 04-04-2015, 06:10 PM   #3
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Oh maan, can't belive i missed that. I've spent 2 hours typing in terminal, i even reinstalled ubuntu thinking compiler got messed up. Thanks mate


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