7.8.9. EXPORTAS

The EXPORTAS directive enables you to export a symbol to the object file, corresponding to a different symbol in the source file.

Syntax

EXPORTAS symbol1, symbol2

where:

symbol1

is the symbol name in the source file. symbol1 must have been defined already. It can be any symbol, including an area name, a label, or a constant.

symbol2

is the symbol name you want to appear in the object file.

The symbol names are case-sensitive.

Usage

Use EXPORTAS to change a symbol in the object file without having to change every instance in the source file.

See also EXPORT or GLOBAL.

Examples

    AREA data1, DATA       ; starts a new area data1
    AREA data2, DATA       ; starts a new area data2
    EXPORTAS data2, data1  ; the section symbol referred to as data2 will
                           ; appear in the object file string table as data1.
one EQU  2
    EXPORTAS one, two
    EXPORT one             ; the symbol 'two' will appear in the object
                           ; file's symbol table with the value 2.
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