[Coco] NitrOS9 and 6309 code
alsplace at pobox.com
Fri May 31 22:31:22 EDT 2019
Okay, I see how the 6309 type was added, from os9.d
* Module Language Values
Objct EQU 1 6809 Object Code Module
ICode EQU 2 Basic09 I-code
PCode EQU 3 Pascal P-code
CCode EQU 4 C I-code
CblCode EQU 5 Cobol I-code
FrtnCode EQU 6 Fortran I-code
Obj6309 EQU 7 6309 object code
The original intent was to describe what the binary was — assembly, B09, Pascal, etc.
Assuming that the I-Code, P-Code stuff is processor independent, I guess this is okay. (BUT, on modern OS-9, C I-Code is not processor independent, so that would not work for us this way here if we had it.)
On OS-9/ARM, I see it does have the processor variant in there:
/sd02/USR/ALLENH $ident -x hello
Header for: hello
Module size: $D18 #3352
Module CRC: $B3A9DC Good CRC
Header parity: $9F6A Good parity
Edition: $7 #7
Ty/La At/Rev $101 $8001
Permission: $555 -----e-r-e-r-e-r
Exec off: $70 #112
Data size: $728 #1832
Stack size: $1000 #4096
Init. data off: $CE8 #3304
Data ref. off: $D00 #3328
ARMv7 Prog Mod, Object Code, Sharable
…but it doesn’t change when I target ARMv6. I think that’s a generic description on ARM. I need a 68K system or an x86 to see what happens there. I’ll have to see if I can install that OS-9/x86 virtual machine demo again.
This may or may not be something modern OS-9 handless — or it may just be generic and you can’t tell. It looks like there’s a provision for it, at least.
I’ll do some more digging.
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