Linkers and Loaders. These are the manuscript chapters for my Linkers and Loaders, published by Morgan-Kaufman. See the book’s web site for ordering. Linkers & Loaders is also an ideal supplementary text for compiler and operating systems courses. Morgan Kaufmann, – Computers – pages. Title Linkers and Loaders; Author(s) John R. Levine; Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; 1st edition (October 25, ); Paperback pages; eBook PDF files.
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The book goes occasionally perhaps a little bit too much into technical details, which I felt could be safely skipped.
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Tapan rated it really liked it Dec 26, Return to Book Page. Want to Read saving…. Lists with This Book. It’s 15 years old. Mike Lambert rated it it was ok Oct 09, Whatever your programming language, whatever your platform, you probably tap into linker and loader functions all the time. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jul 27, Suvaditya rated it really liked it. Jun 07, Jose rated it liked it Shelves: You’ll learn to avoid the pitfalls associated with Windows DLLs, take advantage of the space-saving, performance-improving techniques supported by many modern linkers, make the best use of the UNIX ELF library scheme, and much more.
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The book was a little too specific for me and I couldn’t get much out of it. I understand new loaders are very rarely designed, but anyway, this book is of no help when they do.
Jan 11, Mike rated it it was ok Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage?
There’s also a digestible guide to the computer architecture including registers, instruction formats, and memory addressing for each platform. While most of the examples are focused on three computer architectures that are widely used today, there are also many side comments about interesting and quirky computer architectures of the Short exercises are provided for each chapter, making this a useful resource for lknkers classroom and self-study on what is an often overlooked topic.
Account Options Sign in. Collective Wisdom from the Experts is “The Linker You may have written hundreds, maybe thousands of programs, but if you are like most programmers then everything that happens after the compilation is kind of mysterious.
Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: This is a pretty big deal to me because it’s hard to tell what’s still useful and what has been deprecated.
Linkers and Loaders by John R. Levine
I can tell from these war stories that the author really has been mrogan himself and survived to tell the loaderz. Until I read this book I simply did not understand how a program actually ran on my computer. The book begins with a detailed and comparative account mrgan linking and loading that illustrates the differences among various compilers and operating systems. No eBook available Elsevier. Linkers and Loaders John R. Unix programmers will be pleased that the book has more information on non-Windows platforms than on Windows itself.
You’ll learn to avoid the pitfalls associated with Windows DLLs, take advantage of the space-saving, performance-improving techniques supported by many modern linkers, make the best use of the UNIX ELF library scheme, and much more. Feb 28, Joshua Goller rated it liked it.
But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage? A few details are still a bit fuzzy, but now I feel much better equipped for dealing with obscure linker errors or custom linker scripts. Jan 13, Steve rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Linkers and Loadersplease sign up.