cross-assembler

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cross-assembler definition


An assembler which runs on one type of processor and produces machine code for another.
There is a set of 6502, 68xx and Zilog Z80 and 8085 cross-assemblers in C by and Alan R. Baldwin. They run under MS-DOS and could be compiled to run under Unix and on the Amiga and Atari ST.
See also fas.
(ftp://ccosun.caltech.edu/).
(1993-03-10)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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