[FreeVMS] Re: STR$

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: STR$
Date: Wed Nov 07 2001 - 10:55:07 CET

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 09:52:50AM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
> Good morning,
> I have downloaded the str.tar-gz file. It seems to be corrupt...

It seemed ok anyway; it compiled.

> I have extracted descrip.h, and this file is written from the VAX-11
> procedure calling. All data lengths use unsigned shorts int. I tought
> that the lengths of any datas use integer*4 (on VAX and alpha). Can
> someone confirm ?

I have no idea why it says so.
Newer descrip.h does not have those lines.

(Will be talking 32-bit "default")
Remember descriptors are passed as pointers, that is 32-bit.
If contents of descriptors are passed, it will be with the 16-bit length
in a 32-bit register (no problem there).

I have restructured things a bit and put what I have into

Some header files have also been "legalized".
(For example, descrip.h in str.tar-gz was copied from VMS itself)

-Roar Thronśs

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