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Compiling .asm file as part of the Visual C++ Project

Hi,

How can I make Visual C++ IDE/compiler to compile .asm file which is part of the Visual C++ project? What other tools do I need to compile the .asm file? Or, will the VC++ compiler itself compile .asm file, with any switch?

Also, how can I change the code segment for a particular function? Is there any way I can specify a different code segment for a particular function?

please help me.

Thanx in advance,
Jayaraj J.
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DanRollinsCommented:
See:
Q106399 - INFO: Using the Development Studio or Visual Workbench with MASM  

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q106/3/99.asp

You can select a particular segment by using

#pragma code_seg

or setting options in the compiler for that module or by using the normal MASM segment-setting pseudo ops.

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However, these days, very few persons use asm, and when it is needed, you can usually write the necessary code using __asm blocks right inside of a C++ function.

-- Dan
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DanRollinsCommented:
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