Thread: [Tutorial] GBA ASM Programming
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Old October 14th, 2010 (5:43 PM).
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    Can you explain the difference between these two?
    I thought that (labels/symbols) worked by the assembler calculating the distance between the (symbol/label) and the current instruction (and then doing stuff to make the instruction)
    And you branch to a label, but in the end doesn't the assembler do the same sort of thing?
    Not arguing, just trying to learn, i promise ;
    Codewise, there isn't really much of a difference. You could use a label or symbol and it really wouldn't matter. However, if your naming a section, I'm not so sure if that's OK.
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