[Coco] Pop PC with empty stack?
devries.bob at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 00:20:59 EDT 2010
If your code sample is at the end of a subroutine, the PULS PC will
effectively be an RTS.
Regards, Bob Devries
Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of one's
native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer.
Edsger W.Dijkstra, 18 June 1975
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From: "Lothan" <lothan at newsguy.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2010 2:08 PM
Subject: [Coco] Pop PC with empty stack?
> I'm hoping someone can help refresh my memory on the internals of OS-9.
> Specifically, I'm seeing this code:
> PSHS Y
> PSHS X
> LDA ,-X
> CMPA #$30
> BCS L016C
> CMPA #$39
> BHI L016C
> L016C LDD 2,U
> PULS X
> PULS Y,PC
> That it's popping X and Y from the stack makes perfect sense because those
> two registers were pushed onto the stack previously. At this point the
> stack should be empty, so what happens when it attempts to pop PC from the
> stack? Is this effectively the same as OS9 F$Exit?
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