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Re: Object file formats, compilers and linkers
On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 02:08:55PM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jan 9, 2001, "JB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm interested in how a compiler writes a relocatable object file
> GCC doesn't. It just outputs assembly code. It's the assembler's job
> to create a relocatable object file.
> > and how a linker messes with these to produce an executable file.
> > Is there some kind of easy to read (i.e. plain English)
> > documentation on various object and executable file formats, for the
> > novice?
> There's a very good book on this subject, called Linkers & Loaders (or
> something alike), but I heard it's out of print :-(
What? It came out in 1999. I just checked amazon.com and it's listed
there. ISBN 1-55860-496-0.
albert chin (email@example.com)