ld for VMS?

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Tue May 4 09:49:00 GMT 2010


On May 4, 2010, at 11:45 AM, h.becker wrote:

> Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> Except that with Alpha-VMS the length fields are duplicated within the records.  BFD is able to handle
>> Alpha obj files without the record length RMS field.  Things are harder with VAX obj files!
> Hmm, if BFD reads binaray files without the RMS record structure, how are they stored in an ar library? With or without the RMS record structure?

Yes, with the RMS record structures (otherwise it won't be readable from VMS).

> And what is in a file which contains an extracted object module from an archive, RMS record structures?

Yes, with the RMS record structures.  BFD always write with RMS record structures, but it can read without
them.

Tristan.



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