Re: [stella] DASM can really piss me off at times.

Subject: Re: [stella] DASM can really piss me off at times.
From: Greg Miller <gmiller@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 1997 17:46:52 -0500
crackers@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> Is there a list that translates the DASM error messages? I compile some
> code. Everything runs fine. I make a few changes to the code and suddenly
> klaxxons start sounding and warning flags start waving and I have no
> idea what's gone wrong and what to do about it!
> this is what I'm getting.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> C:\ATARI>dasm c:\text\expcode3.asm -f3 -v3 -oexp3.bin
> DASM V2.02, (c)Copyright 1988 Matthew Dillon, All Rights Reserved
> Include: c:\text\expcode3.asm
> Exiting due to signal SIGSEGV
> General Protection Fault at eip=000034c0
> eax=0002b400 ebx=00003450 ecx=0002b2af edx=00000000 esi=00000054 edi=49533050
> ebp=00cf2e9c esp=00cf2e78 program=C:\ATARI\DASM.EXE
> cs: sel=00a7  base=826a8000  limit=00d02fff
> ds: sel=00af  base=826a8000  limit=00d02fff
> es: sel=00af  base=826a8000  limit=00d02fff
> fs: sel=0087  base=00024fa0  limit=0000ffff
> gs: sel=00bf  base=00000000  limit=ffffffff
> ss: sel=00af  base=826a8000  limit=00d02fff
> Call frame traceback EIPs:
>   0x000034c0
>   0x00006025
>   0x00007f06

This isn't a DASM error message... It's causing a GPF while attempting to
assemble your source. You might be able to get it to run under DOS (which has
no memory protection) but this is definately a bug in DASM.
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