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index 502d242d..cf66ca3a 100644
--- a/doc/changes.src
+++ b/doc/changes.src
@@ -394,7 +394,7 @@ instruction.
\c XRELEASE MOV [absolute],AL
-Previous versions would incorrectly generate \c{F3 A2} for this
+\> Previous versions would incorrectly generate \c{F3 A2} for this
instruction and issue a warning; correct behavior is to emit \c{F3 88
05}.
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ only integer logarithms. See \k{pkg_ifunc}.
\c mov r64,imm32 ; 7 bytes
\c mov r64,imm64 ; 10 bytes
-To force a specific form, use the \c{STRICT} keyword, see \k{strict}.
+\> To force a specific form, use the \c{STRICT} keyword, see \k{strict}.
\b Add support for the Intel AVX2 instruction set.
@@ -1388,34 +1388,30 @@ from the current BITS setting (16 or 32).
\b Changed definition of the optimization flag:
- -O0 strict two-pass assembly, JMP and Jcc are
- handled more like 0.98, except that back-
- ward JMPs are short, if possible.
-
- -O1 strict two-pass assembly, but forward
- branches are assembled with code guaranteed
- to reach; may produce larger code than
- -O0, but will produce successful assembly
- more often if branch offset sizes are not
- specified.
-
- -O2 multi-pass optimization, minimize branch
- offsets; also will minimize signed immed-
- iate bytes, overriding size specification.
-
- -O3 like -O2, but more passes taken, if needed
+\c -O0 strict two-pass assembly, JMP and Jcc are
+\c handled more like 0.98, except that back-
+\c ward JMPs are short, if possible.
+\c
+\c -O1 strict two-pass assembly, but forward
+\c branches are assembled with code guaranteed
+\c to reach; may produce larger code than
+\c -O0, but will produce successful assembly
+\c more often if branch offset sizes are not
+\c specified.
+\c
+\c -O2 multi-pass optimization, minimize branch
+\c offsets; also will minimize signed immed-
+\c iate bytes, overriding size specification.
+\c
+\c -O3 like -O2, but more passes taken, if needed
\S{cl-0.98.07 released 01/28/01} Version 0.98.07 released 01/28/01
-\b Added Stepane Denis' SSE2 instructions to a *working*
+\b Added Stepane Denis' SSE2 instructions to a *working*
version of the code - some earlier versions were based on
broken code - sorry 'bout that. version "0.98.07"
-
-01/28/01
-
-
\b Cosmetic modifications to nasm.c, nasm.h,
AUTHORS, MODIFIED
@@ -1423,8 +1419,9 @@ from the current BITS setting (16 or 32).
\S{cl-0.98.06f released 01/18/01} Version 0.98.06f released 01/18/01
-\b - Add "metalbrain"s jecxz bug fix in insns.dat
- - alter nasmdoc.src to match - version "0.98.06f"
+\b Add "metalbrain"s jecxz bug fix in insns.dat
+
+\b Alter nasmdoc.src to match - version "0.98.06f"
\S{cl-0.98.06e released 01/09/01} Version 0.98.06e released 01/09/01
@@ -1433,8 +1430,6 @@ from the current BITS setting (16 or 32).
\b Removed the "outforms.h" file - it appears to be
someone's old backup of "outform.h". version "0.98.06e"
-01/09/01
-
\b fbk - finally added the fix for the "multiple %includes bug",
known since 7/27/99 - reported originally (?) and sent to
us by Austin Lunnen - he reports that John Fine had a fix
@@ -1450,8 +1445,6 @@ from the current BITS setting (16 or 32).
\b Brian Raiter / fbk - "elfso bug" fix - applied to aoutb format
as well - testing might be desirable...
-08/07/00
-
\b James Seter - -postfix, -prefix command line switches.
\b Yuri Zaporozhets - rdoff utility changes.
@@ -1487,7 +1480,7 @@ form 'Jnotcc $+3/JMP label', in cases where a short offset
is out of bounds. If compiling for a 386 or higher CPU, then
the 386 form of Jcc will be used instead.
-This feature is controlled by a new command-line switch: "O",
+\> This feature is controlled by a new command-line switch: "O",
(upper case letter O). "-O0" reverts the assembler to no
extra optimization passes, "-O1" allows up to 5 extra passes,
and "-O2"(default), allows up to 10 extra optimization passes.
@@ -1578,7 +1571,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c abc %$here
\c %$here
- Now last line will be expanded into "hello" as expected. This also allows
+\> Now last line will be expanded into "hello" as expected. This also allows
for lots of goodies, a good example are extended "proc" macros included
in this archive.
@@ -1588,7 +1581,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c %ifdef %$abc
\c %endif
- to work without warnings even in no context.
+\> to work without warnings even in no context.
\b Added a check for "cstk" in %if*ctx and %elif*ctx directives -
this allows to use \c{%ifctx} without excessive warnings. If there is
@@ -1606,7 +1599,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c %define %$name andy
\c %error "hello(%$name)"
- Same happened with \c{%include} directive.
+\> Same happened with \c{%include} directive.
\b Now all directives that expect an identifier will try to expand and
concatenate everything without whitespaces in between before usage.
@@ -1616,21 +1609,21 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c %define __%$abc goodbye
\c __%$abc
- would produce "incorrect" output: last line will expand to
+\> would produce "incorrect" output: last line will expand to
\c hello goodbyehello
- Not quite what you expected, eh? :-) The answer is that preprocessor
+\> Not quite what you expected, eh? :-) The answer is that preprocessor
treats the \c{%define} construct as if it would be
\c %define __ %$abc goodbye
- (note the white space between __ and %$abc). After my "fix" it
+\> (note the white space between __ and %$abc). After my "fix" it
will "correctly" expand into
\c goodbye
- as expected. Note that I use quotes around words "correct", "incorrect"
+\> as expected. Note that I use quotes around words "correct", "incorrect"
etc because this is rather a feature not a bug; however current behaviour
is more logical (and allows more advanced macro usage :-).
@@ -1656,7 +1649,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c
\c push eax,ebx,ecx
- will produce a warning, but if we remove the first line we won't see it
+\> will produce a warning, but if we remove the first line we won't see it
anymore (which is The Right Thing To Do {tm} IMHO since C preprocessor
eats such constructs without warnings at all).
@@ -1671,7 +1664,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c %define cextern(x) _ %+ x
\c cextern (myfunc)
- After first expansion, third line will become "_myfunc". After this
+\> After first expansion, third line will become "_myfunc". After this
expansion is performed again so it becomes "_otherunc".
\b Now if preprocessor is in a non-emitting state, no warning or error
@@ -1697,13 +1690,13 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c %pop
\c %pop
- will expand correctly the fourth line to [esp]; if we'll define another
+\> will expand correctly the fourth line to [esp]; if we'll define another
%$a inside the "inner" context, it will take precedence over outer
definition. However, this modification has been applied only to
expand_smacro and not to smacro_define: as a consequence expansion
looks in outer contexts, but \c{%ifdef} won't look in outer contexts.
- This behaviour is needed because we don't want nested contexts to
+\> This behaviour is needed because we don't want nested contexts to
act on already defined local macros. Example:
\c %define %$arg1 [esp+4]
@@ -1712,7 +1705,7 @@ in macros etc. For example:
\c mov eax,%$arg1
\c endif
- In this example the "if" mmacro enters into the "if" context, so %$arg1
+\> In this example the "if" mmacro enters into the "if" context, so %$arg1
is not valid anymore inside "if". Of course it could be worked around
by using explicitely %$$arg1 but this is ugly IMHO.