process instruction

Group: concurrency

Additional groups: calls, ctor

process — create a new process

Syntax

R(name) means that the operand named name must be a register address. 48 bits wide.
Ri(name) means that the operand named name must be a register index (used only by frame instruction). 40 bits wide.
V(name) means that the operand named name must be a value access. 48 bits wide.
V(name:type) means that the operand named name must be a value access evaluating to a value of type. 48 bits wide.
L(type) means that the operand must be a literal of type. Variable width, at least 8 bits.
Fn means that the operand must be a name of a function. Variable width, at least 24 bits.
Cl means that the operand must be a name of a closure. Variable width, at least 24 bits.
Ca means that the operand must be a name of a callable (function or a closure). Variable width, at least 24 bits.
Bl means that the operand must be a name of a block. Variable width, at least 16 bits.
Ma means that the operand must be an instruction marker or an instruction index (used only by jump and if instructions). 64 bits wide.
void means that the operand must be void. 8 bits wide.

  1. process R(new_pid) Fn
  2. process void Fn
  3. process R(new_pid) V(function)
  4. process void V(function)

samples:

Encoding

The instruction is encoded on 48 to 104 (6 to 13 bytes).

ERROR: FATAL: Invalid field_list specification (Opcode:8,Ot_address:8,Register_set:8,Index:32,Ot_access:8,Register_set:8,Index:32(function))

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