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AIX Version 4.3 Assembler Language Reference

.line Pseudo-op


Identifies a line number and provides additional information specific to the line number.


.line Number


The .line pseudo-op identifies a line number and is used with the .bi pseudo-op to provide a symbol table and other information necessary for use of the symbolic debugger.

This pseudo-op is customarily inserted by a compiler and has no other effect on assembly.


Number Represents a line number of the original source file.


The following example illustrates the use of the .line pseudo-op:

.globl .hello[pr]
.csect .hello[pr]
.align 1
.function   .hello[pr],L.1B,16,044
.stabx "hello:f-1",0,142,0
.bf 2
.line 1
.line 2

Related Information

Pseudo-ops Overview.

The .bi pseudo-op, .bf pseudo-op, .function pseudo-op.

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