Linkers and Loaders has ratings and 10 reviews. Steve said: Definitely worth reading if you write native code for a living (or hobby).Published in. “I enjoyed reading this useful overview of the techniques and challenges of implementing linkers and loaders. While most of the examples are focused on three. Only now, with the publication of Linkers & Loaders, is there an authoritative book John Levine is the author or co-author of many books, including lex & yac.

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Linkers and Loaders

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,inkers that it is now around 20 years old, and contains a lot of historical references, the relevancy of the content is so-so. Geronimo Garcia Sgrita rated it really liked lihkers Mar 09, You barely can understand linkers by this book since it falls into implementation details of each specific OS and CPU too early. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Linkers and Loaders John R.

Book Description Written for any programmer who works with compiled code, this book surveys today’s hardware platforms with a tour of how code is linked and executed on IBM mainframes, Unix, and Windows. This is a hard book for me to rate.


Linkers and Loaders

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I came away thinking that I tried this out because of Greg Wilson’s recommendation at http: But still very useful and a great introduction to linkers and loaders. Levine, Linkers and Loaders Ask Question.

Jan 07, Carlos O’Donell rated it liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Leonardo Puy rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Sep 18, Jan Kroken rated it really liked it. In the end, the book presents recollection of dirty hacks from existing and dated implementation, however with explanations why there’re these hacks in the first place. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amazon Related Book Categories: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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.

There’s ample discussion of Unix System V, for instance, and some now-mostly-deprecated file formats, like a. The book closes with useful material on static libraries loadets dynamic linking, plus a short tour of Java and its class loader which can resolve classes on the fly as they are downloaded over the Internet.


I understand new loaders are very rarely designed, but anyway, this book is of no You barely can understand linkers by this book since it falls into implementation details of each specific OS legine CPU too early.

Unix programmers will be pleased that the book has more information on non-Windows platforms than on Windows itself. It’s 15 years old. George Neville-Neil rated it really liked it Apr 20, On page 95, he says: Max Domeika Limited preview – To see what your friends levne of this book, please sign up.

But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage? If you’re serious about programming, you’ll devour this unique guide to one of the field’s least understood topics. This is a pretty big deal to me because it’s hard levind tell what’s still useful and what has been deprecated.

Why does the compiler have to create object files? Zuav rated it really liked it Jul 06,