Assembly - Label

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Grammar - Label in Assembly.

A label is a name given to an addresses. Without the programmer would be required to manually calculate them.

It's used to identify a target address storing:

  • a instruction for a branch instruction (ie the value of the target address is executed)
  • data (ie the value of target address is used as data in an operation)

Type of label:

  • assembly instruction. The label denotes the purpose of an assembly block to a human reader, to make it easier to understand.
  • data ?

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