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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.

See Also

Setting Linker Options | Linker Options

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