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Left Hand Pointer

Global Variable Transfer Format

1995 Version of ANSI (Equivalent to Current ISO Version) of Standard

Right Hand Pointer

2 Global Dump Formats

The global loader shall read and the global dumper shall produce on the transfer medium the following transfer format:

Header-line–1 eol
Header-line–2 eol
Full global reference eol
Data contents eol
.
.
.
Full global reference eol
Data contents eol
eol
[***GBL END***] eol

Eol is defined to be a logical end-of-line record as mutually defined by the sending and receiving environments.

The full global reference shall conform to a global variable name specification as defined by ANSI/MDC X11.1–1994 section 1, subclause 7.1.2.4. When data contains ASCII control characters, decimal (0–31,127), the user shall be responsible for handling the accurate reconstruction of the data string in the host environment. Subscripts in the full global reference shall not contain the ASCII control characters decimal 0–31 or 127. Optionally, either two successive blank lines or the string "***GBL END***" denotes the end of the file.

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