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Tired of writing Ruby in Ruby? Now you can write ARM64 assembly in Ruby!
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 Project Readme

AArch64

This is a pure Ruby ARM64 assembler. Are you tired of writing Ruby in Ruby? Now you can write ARM64 assembly in Ruby with this gem!

Example

This example uses the DSL methods. The DSL methods make accessing the registers, shifts, and options a little more easy.

require "aarch64"
require "jit_buffer"

# create a JIT buffer
jit_buffer = JITBuffer.new 4096

asm = AArch64::Assembler.new

# Make some instructions
asm.pretty do
  asm.movz x0, 0xCAFE
  asm.movk x0, 0xF00D, lsl(16)
  asm.ret
end

# Write the instructions to a JIT buffer
jit_buffer.writeable!
asm.write_to jit_buffer
jit_buffer.executable!

# Execute the JIT buffer
p jit_buffer.to_function([], -Fiddle::TYPE_INT).call.to_s(16) # => f00dcafe

The following is the same example, but without the DSL. The main difference is that you must access registers via the constant names.

require "aarch64"
require "jit_buffer"

# create a JIT buffer
jit_buffer = JITBuffer.new 4096
asm = AArch64::Assembler.new

# Make some instructions
asm.movz AArch64::Registers::X0, 0xCAFE
asm.movk AArch64::Registers::X0, 0xF00D, lsl: 16
asm.ret

# Write the instructions to a JIT buffer
jit_buffer.writable!
asm.write_to jit_buffer
jit_buffer.executable!

# Execute the JIT buffer
p jit_buffer.to_function([], -Fiddle::TYPE_INT).call.to_s(16) # => f00dcafe

You can include AArch64::Registers if you don't want to use the DSL, but want easier access to the registers. For example:

include AArch64::Registers

asm = AArch64::Assembler.new
asm.movz X0, 0xCAFE
asm.movk X0, 0xF00D, lsl: 16
asm.ret

Hacking / Contributing

Hacking on this gem should be similar to most. Just do:

$ gel install
$ gel exec rake test