!RunImage and enable-ff8 extensions

Nick Burrett nick at dsvr.net
Mon Oct 21 13:47:10 PDT 2002


Alex Waugh wrote:
> Theo Markettos wrote:
> 
>> The default filename from drlink when enable-ff8 is turned on should be
>> !RunImage,ff8 rather than !RunImage.  This patch fixes it:
> 
> 
> IIRC adding ,ff8 is currently done by ld rather than drlink, so it seems 
> a bit inconsistent for both programs to be setting it, albeit in 
> different situations. I'm not sure of the reason it was added to ld 
> rather than drlink, but might it be best to move all ,ff8 related code 
> to drlink?

It appeared in 'ld' because 'drlink' was obfuscated at the time and 
making the required changes to 'drlink' would be tricky at the best of 
times.

I think moving the work to drlink is preferable and I'll probably do that.

Nick.





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