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386 assembler C or C++ source code needed

I have a C++ program that would benefit by having a built in assembler. By which I mean it would take a string (or file) as input and generate machine code op-codes.

I don't need fancy linkers, it would just generate small segments of executable code, it would need to cope with simple labels (forward and backward references)

Ideally C or C++ source code which could be incorporated into my program.

I have searched for source code to no avail. Oh, it must run on Windows (Linux source code not suitable) using MS C++ compiler.

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jkrConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Oh, and there is of course NASM that comes with source code: http://nasm.sourceforge.net/
>> by having a built in assembler

Why don't you just run e.g. the GNU assembler 'seamlessly' from your app? This one is also available for Win32 and is OSS, BTW.
icdAuthor Commented:
Interestingly I just found the NASM assembler and so far it seems to do what I want. I think I can just bring in the source code modules I need and build them into my application.

I had not thought of the GNU assembler. I will look at it but I don't want to have external exe files if I can help it which I suspect is what you are referring to.

I had just come back here to delete my question, but I see I will have to award you the points now :)
Thank you! :o)
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