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edfed



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30k growth is really not a huge thing considering the code addition.

compare with the growth of any other type of program... and you'll replace the kilobytes by megabytes..
Post 12 Jan 2015, 13:44
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CampTheBoss



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DOS386 wrote:
bubach wrote:
Hi, I'm basically wondering how small you could get fasm if you stripped most features not directly associated with instruction->binary conversion. In other words removing all macro-support and so on.


Remove the junk formats (MZ, PE, COFFEE, ELF, ...), remove the XXX64 junk, then remove the junk SSE/AVX instructions (you get a P1 MMX assembler), then remove MMX and the 486/P1 junk + FPU junk (you get an 386 assembler), then (WARNING : at this point FASM stops being able to compile itself) remove the 32-bit and 286 junk, getting a cool 8086 assembler, finally, remove junk 8086 instructions (POPE CS, AAA, AAM, INTO, BOUND, ...) keeping only the most common ones. Smile

PS: a smallest disassembler challenge: http://board.flatassembler.net/topic.php?t=10874


wait what...?
delete MMX?!?!
Post 06 Mar 2015, 17:56
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