Re: Retargettable assembler?

Michael Meissner <>
18 Feb 1998 23:14:14 -0500

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From: Michael Meissner <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 18 Feb 1998 23:14:14 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 98-02-075
Keywords: assembler (Mr Zandor) writes:

> I've written a VM's for a machine code a friend of mine thought up,
> but my shoddy, home-made table assembler can't compile RISC code.
> Does anybody know where I can get a versatile retargetable assembler?

Well, there is always the GNU assembler (in the binutils package,
available at many GNU ftp sites, including Of
course the learning curve (particularly the BFD library which handles
the object code) is somewhat steep.

I count 25 different machines supported in the currently available public
release (2.8.1).

Michael Meissner, Cygnus Solutions (Massachusetts office)
4th floor, 955 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA, 617-354-5416 (office), 617-354-7161 (fax)

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