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    SubjectRe: Boot code rewritten for GAS
    From (H. Peter Anvin) said:
    > Followup to: <>
    > By author: "Albert D. Cahalan" <>
    > In newsgroup:


    > > Another reason: People who can write 16-bit x86 assembly are likely to
    > > be ex-DOS hackers with MASM and TASM experience. To them, gas syntax
    > > may be hard to use.

    > Indeed. NASM would be a better choice than either gas or as86.

    AT&T syntax is used in the rest of the kernel, and using plain gas means
    one tool less needed to build a kernel. Why would NASM be better then?
    Horst von Brand
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