[fpc-devel] Re: fpc-devel Digest, Vol 93, Issue 57

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Jan 30 20:06:20 CET 2012

Sven Barth wrote:

>> Assuming that the target operating system has any concept of an
>> executable script. Steve's already told us that you can't generate a
>> binary externally, and it might turn out that the compiler will have to
>> generate a JCL (or comparable) deck which is then processed in some way
>> on the target rather than being executed directly.
> The link script does not need to be executable by itself. In the end it 
> would be sufficient to just include the commands in it that are needed 
> to assemble and link the final application and then execute these by 
> hand (in the worst case...).

Yes, I'm just trying to think ahead. In my mainframe days job control 
was either done with 80 column cards or using a KSR-33 :-)

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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