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Generate an object file from each specified assembly language source file . Object files have the same root name as source files but replace the .s suffix with .o . There may be additional system-specific options. See also dis .



Run m4 on file .


Turn off optimization of long/short addresses.

-o objfile

Place output in object file objfile (default is file .o ).

-Q c

Put the assembler's version number in the object file (when c = y ); default is not to put it ( c = n ).


Remove file upon completion.


Force obsolete assembler directives to be obeyed.


Display the version number of the assembler.

-Y [ key ,] dir

Search directory dir for the m4 preprocessor (if key is m ), for the file containing predefined macros (if key is d ), or for both (if key is omitted).

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