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 Power PC Assembly

Here is an overview of assembly language from a PowerPC perspective that contrasts examples for three architectures: ia32, ppc, and ppc64. This article assumes a basic understanding of computer design (for example, you should know that a processor has registers and can access memory) and of operating systems (system calls, exceptions, process stacks). It contains information that will be useful to PowerPC programmers unfamiliar with assembly as well as programmers who already know ia32 assembly and want to broaden their knowledge.

 (Submitted by Debra Mon Aug 19, 2002 )


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