Q25365: Incorrect Error Generated for Very Small COM Files
Article: Q25365 Product(s): See article Version(s): 2.00 2.10 2.20 2.30 Operating System(s): MS-DOS Keyword(s): ENDUSER | TAR65183 buglist2.00 | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 21-AUG-1989 Problem: If my COM file is less than 8 bytes long and I try to load it into CodeView, I get the error message "Invalid executable file format - please relink." Response: This problem occurs only on COM files less than 8 bytes in length. Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem with CodeView Version 2.00. We are researching this problem and will post new information as it becomes available.
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