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When a program is running, option values that are required for the
particular execution are output into the dump file the same way they
were input. There are several rules governing dump
- If an option was set via
setenv, then a similar setenv
string will appear in the dump-file, including options using
- If an option was prompted, then the user has some control over what
will appear in the dump-file:
- Typing a value will place that value into the dump file. If the
option was a nuisance option, then the value will be followed by
- Typing a value following by
will accept the value
and place ''
after the value in the dump file.
- Typing <return>
to accept the MLC++
default will place an
unsetenv OPTION_NAME in the dump file, which will cause
similar behavior if the dump file is sourced.
at the prompt will accept the default
but place a
in the dump file, causing the option not
to be prompted if the dump file is sourced.
Sun Oct 6 23:17:50 PDT 1996