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anettis

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:43 am    Post subject: Compile Options Mapped to Executable
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Can anyone point me to a reference that might give details of how Enterprise COBOL stores compile options in an executable? I suspect that there are bits corresponding to the compile options stored at a specific offset. Thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:55 am    Post subject:
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Take a look at Roland Schiradin's freeware utility CobAnal.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:07 am    Post subject: Reply to: Compile Options Mapped to Executable
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Click on the following link and begin reviewing "Signature Information Bytes" -

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/ratdevz/v7r5/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.ent.cbl.zos.doc/topics/PGandLR/ref/rpbug03.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:19 am    Post subject:
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William - thanks for pointing me to that slick utility! I am going to play around with it when I have some time.

Bill - that is exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate it!

Tony
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:27 am    Post subject: Reply to: Compile Options Mapped to Executable
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I'm not sure if this is mentioned, but the Information Bytes begin at X'84' of the load module, as illustrated in the link.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:30 am    Post subject:
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Signature information bytes: compiler options
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:37 am    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Compile Options Mapped to Executable
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Bill O'Boyle wrote:
I'm not sure if this is mentioned, but the Information Bytes begin at X'84' of the load module, as illustrated in the link.

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Thanks Bill. I was wondering where they started. icon_smile.gif
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