Author Topic: why cannot use 'loop' as label name?  (Read 2667 times)

nobody

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why cannot use 'loop' as label name?
« on: September 19, 2005, 03:51:28 AM »
eg:

loop:
    inc ax
    jmp loop

>nasm test.asm
test.asm:1: error: expression syntax error
test.asm:3: error: expression syntax error

If  loop a remained key word of nasm?

Offline Frank Kotler

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Re: why cannot use 'loop' as label name?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2005, 03:59:49 AM »
"loop" is an instruction. Call your label "loop_top" or something.

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Frank

nobody

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Re: why cannot use 'loop' as label name?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2005, 07:26:58 AM »
I see, thanks!