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bug #8286: Version 1.0: error in program comment on page 43

Submitted by:  Tim Meehan <btmeehan>
Submitted on:  Wed 24 Mar 2004 05:57:29 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Wed 24 Mar 2004 05:57:29 PM UTC, original submission:  

I'm not going to count the lines, but it is in the program listing for "power.s", here is the context:
.type power, @function
pushl %ebp           #save old base pointer
movl %esp, %ebp      #make stack pointer the base pointer
subl $4, %esp        #get room for our local storage

movl 8(%ebp), %ebx   #put first argument in %eax

The comment should read:
"put first argument in %ebx" (instead of %eax)

Tim Meehan <btmeehan>


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