7.6.1. ASSERT

The ASSERT directive generates an error message during the second pass of the assembly if a given assertion is false.

Syntax

ASSERT logical-expression

where:

logical-expression

is an assertion that can evaluate to either {TRUE} or {FALSE}.

Usage

Use ASSERT to ensure that any necessary condition is met during assembly.

If the assertion is false an error message is generated and assembly fails.

See also INFO.

Example

        ASSERT  label1 <= label2    ; Tests if the address
                                    ; represented by label1
                                    ; is <= the address 
                                    ; represented by label2.
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