[ros-dev] Why GAS not NASM?

Steven Edwards winehacker at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 12:38:51 CET 2006

On 1/2/06, Alex Buell <alex.buell at munted.org.uk> wrote:
> I think our problem is because we are using GAS and NASM to assemble
> the various assembly files. Oughtn't we standardise on NASM? Why not?

My question is why nasm and not gas. Gas can handle both assembly
syntaxes right? Why do we need a extra tool if this is the case?

Steven Edwards - ReactOS and Wine developer

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