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Reserved Words

The following words are reserved by the linker. These names can be used as arguments in module-definition statements only if the name is enclosed in double quotation marks ("").

APPLOADER1

INITINSTANCE2

PRELOAD

BASE

IOPL

PRIVATE

CODE

LIBRARY1

PROTMODE2

CONFORMING

LOADONCALL1

PURE1

DATA

LONGNAMES2

READONLY

DESCRIPTION

MOVABLE1

READWRITE

DEV386

MOVEABLE1

REALMODE1

DISCARDABLE

MULTIPLE

RESIDENT

DYNAMIC

NAME

RESIDENTNAME1

EXECUTE-ONLY

NEWFILES2

SECTIONS

EXECUTEONLY

NODATA1

SEGMENTS

EXECUTEREAD

NOIOPL1

SHARED

EXETYPE

NONAME

SINGLE

EXPORTS

NONCONFORMING1

STACKSIZE

FIXED1

NONDISCARDABLE

STUB

FUNCTIONS2

NONE

VERSION

HEAPSIZE

NONSHARED

WINDOWAPI

IMPORTS

NOTWINDOWCOMPAT1

WINDOWCOMPAT

IMPURE1

OBJECTS

WINDOWS

INCLUDE2

OLD1

 

1 The linker emits a warning ("ignored") when it encounters this term. However, the word is still reserved.

2 The linker ignores this word but emits no warning.

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