[FreeVMS] Re: Optional trailing arguments to system-services

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Optional trailing arguments to system-services
From: Roar Thronæs (roart@nvg.ntnu.no)
Date: Mon Dec 29 2003 - 10:52:47 CET

On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 04:30:42PM -0000, Brian Peacock wrote:
> Is the plan to implement the VMS calling standards as described in the
> OpenVMS documentation suite? This answers (I think) all the questions
> regarding optional/missing arguments and the usage of the various
> descriptors. I have to refer to this all the time when sorting out mixed
> language programs (C and C++ being very much a pain in this respect).

I am not that good with calling standards, but...
The 386 is a bit different CPU (to say it nicely).
Changing calling standards now might break a lot of things, including
needed compatibility.

Roar Thronæs

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