flat assembler
Message board for the users of flat assembler.

Index > Heap > FASM terminology

Author
Thread Post new topic Reply to topic
majidkamali1370



Joined: 31 Oct 2010
Posts: 50
Location: Iran
majidkamali1370
Hi.
What is the meaning of Flat in "Flat Assembler" ?
Is it related to flat memory management ?

Thanks Very Happy
Post 06 Dec 2011, 09:59
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Yahoo Messenger ICQ Number Reply with quote
Matrix



Joined: 04 Sep 2004
Posts: 1171
Location: Overflow
Matrix
Hi

it has been asked before, and yes it is ;>
Post 06 Dec 2011, 10:04
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website Reply with quote
AsmGuru62



Joined: 28 Jan 2004
Posts: 1412
Location: Toronto, Canada
AsmGuru62
The fastest movement happens on a Flattest surface!
Post 06 Dec 2011, 15:59
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Reply with quote
mindcooler



Joined: 01 Dec 2009
Posts: 423
Location: Västerås, Sweden
mindcooler
What? I thought flat = without a linker.
Post 06 Dec 2011, 16:37
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website MSN Messenger ICQ Number Reply with quote
revolution
When all else fails, read the source


Joined: 24 Aug 2004
Posts: 17287
Location: In your JS exploiting you and your system
revolution
Flat ====> Not inflated ====> Not bloated Question

Just guessing.

BTW, I do know the real meaning. And you would like to know also then search the board for it. It has been explained here a few times.
Post 09 Dec 2011, 20:23
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website Reply with quote
Tyler



Joined: 19 Nov 2009
Posts: 1216
Location: NC, USA
Tyler
Maybe it has something to do with the memory model of the real mode version (which, IIRC, was the first version). It uses extended real mode to use a flat memory model.
Post 09 Dec 2011, 21:24
View user's profile Send private message Reply with quote
Enko



Joined: 03 Apr 2007
Posts: 678
Location: Mar del Plata
Enko
Quote:
What? I thought flat = without a linker.


I remember to read somewhere that the name is because flat assembler produces executable files with the same output as the original source.
The disassmbled source is identical to the original. Thus there came the name of "flat"
Post 10 Dec 2011, 16:23
View user's profile Send private message Reply with quote
Display posts from previous:
Post new topic Reply to topic

Jump to:  


< Last Thread | Next Thread >
Forum Rules:
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You can attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Copyright © 1999-2020, Tomasz Grysztar. Also on YouTube, Twitter.

Website powered by rwasa.