Re: [stella] preliminary `how to use DASM' doc

Subject: Re: [stella] preliminary `how to use DASM' doc
From: Erik Mooney <erik@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 17:53:23 -0400
On Sun, 07 Oct 2001 17:14:22 -0700, you wrote:

>You might also want to cover the now-often-used .w option to force out of 
>zero page mode to add an extra cycle to execution time.

FWIW, I hadn't realized this, and in INV was always using STA $2000+PF0 to
force the extra cycle when necessary.  It also works but is less elegant.

>Hmmm. There's a simple reason for leaving out ALIGN: until just now, I didn't
>know about it... I had been using:
>org [>.]*256+256
>to align to a page boundary... ugly, but functional. ALIGN is much nicer...

I just figure out the addresses myself and ORG everything to a specific
address.  Less flexible in the source, but easier to debug since I know
exactly where everything is.

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