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SPARC Assembly Language Reference Manual

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Updated: October 2017
Chapter 3

Directives and Pseudo-Operations

    Assembler directives are commands to the assembler in the form of pseudo-operations. Some directives cause the assembler to generate code or data, while others do not. The different types of assembler directives are:

  • Section Control Directives

  • Symbol Attribute Directives

  • Assignment Directives

  • Data Generating Directives