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Re: MIPS assembly error
Jeff Baker <email@example.com> writes:
> > Your first example used .word. The MIPS assembler automatically
> > aligns .word values to the natural alignment. That introduces an
> > implicit alignment directive, and in the first pass gas is not
> > immediately sure how much space that will take up.
> Could this be handled in a subsequent pass? i.e. After gas knows how
> much space this will take up could it come back and try to simplify
> anything that initally spanned multiple frags?
Yes, in principle, it could.
Here we get into what I said earlier: "handling that correctly would
be very very hard."