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Accessing Control Registers with inline assembly

Question asked by Michael Walker on Feb 24, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 6, 2012 by Michael Walker

I am trying to port an existing 68K program to Coldfire using CodeWarrior.  The existing program was developed using a different tool years ago.  (The tool is obsolete and will not run with Windows 7)  The existing program used inline assembly to display the contents, and in some cases set the contents of the control registers. As an example,



movec VBR, D0

move D0,reg_value


where reg_value is a global C variable.


This works on the old tool but not with CodeWarrior and results in "illegal use of asm inline function" errors.  How can I access the control registers within C/C++?

Thanks for any help you can provide.