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5 mixasm, the MIXAL assembler

MIX programs, as executed by mixvm, are composed of binary instructions loaded into the virtual machine memory as MIX words. Although you could write your MIX programs directly as a series of words in binary format, you have at your disposal a more friendly assembly language, MIXAL (see MIXAL) which is compiled into binary form by mixasm, the MIXAL assembler included in mdk. In this chapter, you will find a complete description of mixasm options.