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what is backpatching?????????????/

plz explain with an example.
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Backpaching is the process of leaving blank entries for the goto instruction where the target address is unkonown in the forward transfer in the first pass and filling these unknown in the second pass.

Kindly visit the link mentioned below. It contains wonderful description of back patching. Yeah. :)

http://www.csd.uwo.ca/~moreno//CS447/Lectures/IntermediateCode.html/node7.html

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