The ALIAS directive lets you specify an alternate external name to be used when referring to external subprograms. This can be useful when compiling applications written for other platforms that have different naming conventions.
The ALIAS directive takes the following form:
If a name is specified, the name (in uppercase) is used as the external name for the specified internal-name. If a character constant is specified, it is used as is; the string is not changed to uppercase, nor are blanks removed.
The ALIAS directive affects only the external name used for references to the specified internal-name.
Names that are not acceptable to the linker will cause link-time errors.
For More Information:
ld(1); for WNT and W9* systems, see the online help on the linker.