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Mention the pass number for each of the following activities that occur in a two pass assembler:

  1. object code generation
  2. literals added to literal table
  3. listing printed
  4. address resolution of local symbols
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Each pass scans the program, the first pass generates the symbol table and the second pass generates the machine code.

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  1. $2$
  2. $1$
  3. $2$
  4. $1$

P.S. : In first pass, symbol table is created and In second pass, machine code is generated. Listing of final machine code is done after 2nd pass only.

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Reference ?
Akash, did you find any reference?
You can see System Programming book. Or assembler implementation lab exercise..

ans should be 2, 1, 2, 1 acrdng to description given in this ques

Arjun sir plz check these ques

You are correct. Edited.
is it in syllabus ?
@meghna , Detailed syllabus of gate is not given anywhere and 'assembler' is not mention in gate syllabus..
Parsers and grammar are the important topics from compilers.

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