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Old 02-26-2003, 05:01 PM   #1
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SPARC assembly language


If anyone knows sparc assembly language could they post me a simple example of a loop using branch mnemonics that does a counter or something simple like that?
 
Old 02-26-2003, 06:16 PM   #2
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sparc loop

I'm just learning sparc, but try something like this:

clr %L1 ! clear register
mov 10,%L2 ! put maximum count in

STARTLOOP0:

inc %L1 ! adds one to L1 reg

ENDLOOP0:
cmp %L1,%L2 ! compare
blt STARTLOOP0 ! if L1 < L2 go to start of loop
nop ! the command after a branch is always
! performed, so put a null op in,
! unless you want something done there
 
Old 02-26-2003, 09:14 PM   #3
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cool, thanks i figured it out from that, im just learning it too, but i missed a lecture and wasnt really sure about it. the stuff i find online is all way ahead of my class.
 
Old 02-26-2003, 09:52 PM   #4
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Whoa!?! That's assembler? Thank god I never went through that.
 
  


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