GNU Assembler

March 2007
Network Dictionary;2007, p215
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "Gnu's Not Unix (GNU) assembler" (Gas) is presented. It is the default GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) back-end and is used to compile Linux and other operating systems. Gas, part of the GNU Binutils package, runs and assembles on and for a number of different architectures. Also, it uses the AT&T assembler syntax.


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