input routine

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Noun1.input routine - a routine that writes from an external source to an internal store
input program - a utility program that organizes the input to a computer
service routine, utility routine - a routine that can be used as needed
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Input Process is an input routine written using standard DAPL commands that removes analog and digital samples from the input section of the DAP board and places them into buffered pipes for use by custom commands.
The crash of as (the assembler originally appeared to be a result of improper use of an input routine. The crash occurred at a call to the standard input library routine ungetc(), which returns a character back to the input buffer (often used for look-ahead processing).