Jan Bredenbeek wrote:
>> Jan Bredenbeek wrote:
>> > QMAC can do conditional assembly outside macros using the GENIF and
>> > keywords. Check the updates textfile for details.
>> Ah, I only checked the manual, how foolish of me ;-) Great, thanks, I
>> will check that out.
> I discovered it only a week or two ago ;-).

I actually knew this many many years ago, the DISA source code for
example makes use of it. But I have forgotten sooo many things and
when I checked the manual it explicitely said it couldn't do it. So I
thought I was mistaken ;)

I knew EasyPtr makes heavy use of conditional assembly, too, but that
uses a different assembler, I even forgot which but after an extensive
search it seems to be the C1 assembler. On the plus side, while
looking for the assember I found the source for the QTYP spell device,
I didn't even know I had those.

> I've always found this a major omission in the otherwise great GST
> assembler.
> It's a bit awkward to use though as QMAC doesn't let you define symbols via
> the command line. I had to create two _ASM files, one for the ROM version
> and one for the RAM version with a variable set to 1 or 0 (using EQU or
> SETNUM) and then INCLUDE the target _ASM file from there.

Ah, clever. Bit akward but good solution, that also solves the problem
of re-assembling the file when switching the version. This way there
are two files to begin with and in QMake I can just add a dependency
on the shared file so everything get gets reassembled if that changes.

Thanks! Marcel

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