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one-pass assembler vs two-pass assembler

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A two-pass assembler takes a first pass through the assembly program to construct a symbol table that contains a list of all labels and their associated location counter values. It then takes a second pass to translate the assembly program into object code.

But a one-pass assembler on the other hand combines both operations in a single pass, and resolves forward references on the fly.

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