Difference between DC A(FIELD) and DC AL4(FIELD)?



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Difference between DC A(FIELD) and DC AL4(FIELD)?

Postby bobguo » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:47 am

What is the difference between DC A(FIELD) and DC AL4(FIELD)?

I read it on the web, i don't think they have any differences.
could somebody tell some? Thanks.
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Re: Difference between DC A(FIELD) and DC AL4(FIELD)?

 

Re: Difference between DC A(FIELD) and DC AL4(FIELD)?

Postby Robert Sample » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:03 am

If you check the High Level Assembler Language Reference manual, you will find that an A-type address has an implicit length of 4, so DC AL4(... and DC A(... have the difference that one has an explicit length and the other has an implicit (but same) length.
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