FIX: /DELAYLOAD Linker Option Generates Bad Image On Alpha

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On the Alpha platform, the /delayload linker option may generate invalid fixups that result in a bad executable image.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3. For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed


This problem is applicable to the Alpha platform only.


Article ID: 218613 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Enterprise Edition, when used with:
    • the hardware: DEC Alpha
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition, when used with:
    • the hardware: DEC Alpha
  • Microsoft Visual C++, 32-bit Learning Edition 6.0, when used with:
    • the hardware: DEC Alpha
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