0a, 1a, 2a, 5a, 6a, 8a, ka, qa, va – assemblers
assemble the named files into object files
for the corresponding architectures; see
for the correspondence between an architecture and the character
etc.) that specifies it.
The assemblers handle the most common C preprocessor directives and the associated
Other options are:
Place output in file
(allowed only if there is just one input file).
Default is to take the last element of the input path name,
strip any trailing
is first letter of the assembler’s name.
is searched for include files after
machine-dependent files in
Rob Pike, “A manual for the Plan 9 assembler”
The list of assemblers given above is only partial,
not all architectures are supported on all systems,
some have been retired and some
are provided by third parties.