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Format of CiriSOFT author_name_ver table

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Offset Size Description

-16

WORD

segment of the start of the resident TSR code (CS in programs with PSP, XMS upper memory segment if installed as UMB...)

-14

WORD

offset of the start of the resident TSR code (frequently 100h in *.COM programs and 0 in upper memory TSR's).

-12

WORD

memory used by TSR (in paragraphs). Knowing the memory area used by TSR is possible to determine if hooked vectors are still pointing it (and if it is safe to uninstall).

-10

BYTE

characteristics byte (see #02589)

-9

BYTE

number of multiplex entry used (redefinition available). Note that the TSR must use THIS variable in it's INT 2Fh handler.

-8

WORD

offset to vector_area table (see #02590)

-6

WORD

offset to extra_area table (see #02591,#02589 [bit 7])

-4

4 BYTEs

signature string "*##*"

00h

var

"AUTHOR:PROGRAM_NAME:VERSION",0 (variable length, this area is used in order to determine if the TSR is already resident and it's version code; the ':' char is used as delimiter)