Bit handling mechanism

Discussion in 'Embedded Systems and Microcontrollers' started by bhuvanesh, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. bhuvanesh

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    Aug 10, 2013
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    "Microcontroller: fewer op- codes, more
    bit handling Instructions"

    here what is mean by bit handling mechanism
     
  2. atferrari

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    A mechanism that deals with bits? Maybe ANDing, ORing, shifting, toggling, settting or clearing them?
     
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  3. MrChips

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    My guess is it refers to
    BSET, BCLR (bit set and bit clear) and
    BRSET and BRCLR, (branch if bit is set, branch if bit is clear) instructions.
     
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