randall hyde's high level assembly!
mayuresh at kathe.in
Fri Jun 12 06:37:55 UTC 2015
On 2015-06-12 11:24, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in>
>> On 2015-06-12 11:04, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 9:29 PM, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in>
>> hi matthew,
>> no luck, I got the following message;
>> root at www:~ # pkg install hla
>> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
>> FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
>> All repositories are up-to-date.
>> pkg: No packages available to install matching 'hla' have been
>> found in the repositories
>> `uname -a` gives me the following;
>> FreeBSD www.kathe.in   10.1-RELEASE-p10 FreeBSD
>> #0: Wed May 13 06:54:13 UTC 2015
>> root at amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
>> `freebsd-version` gives me the following;
>> anything i might be doing wrong?
>> On 2015-06-12 09:26, Matthew Pherigo wrote:
>> Hey Mayuresh,
>> There's actually a port in the tree already! 'pkg install hla'
>> On Jun 11, 2015, at 5:52 AM, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in>
>> has anyone been successful at working with randall hyde's high
>> level assembly toolkit under freebsd 10.x?
>> http://www.plantation-productions.com/Webster/   claims to
>> have a
>> pre-built archive, but one that fails to assemble the binaries. :(
>> Is hla able to generate 64-bit machine code for amd64 ?
>> It seems that it is for 32-bits , i.e. i386 .
> i have been able to run and test 'hla' under amd64 systems running
> any particular reason why it will not run under freebsd 64-bit?
> one of the things that could be a problem might be the "assembler"
> itself, i couldn't find "gas" or an equivalent under freebsd.
> Can you use Nasm ?
> CD /USR/PORTS/DEVEL/NASM
> MAKE INSTALL
> http://forum.nasm.us/index.php?topic=1283.0 
thanks for that tip mehmet, much appreciate it.
i hadn't known about "nasm", looking it up led me to a book on assembly
language programming by jeff duntemann, which seems to be a lot more
realistic than the one by randall hyde.
again, thanks a million mehmet. :)
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