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7.43 .equ symbol, expression

This directive sets the value of symbol to expression. It is synonymous with `.set'; see .set.

The syntax for equ on the HPPA is `symbol .equ expression'.

The syntax for equ on the Z80 is `symbol equ expression'. On the Z80 it is an eror if symbol is already defined, but the symbol is not protected from later redefinition. Compare Equiv.