Tygojora Perhaps a case study, i. Jan 11, Mike rated it it was ok Shelves: The book begins with a detailed and comparative account of linking and loading that illustrates the differences among various compilers and operating systems. Preview — Linkers and Loaders by John R. User Review — Flag as inappropriate although loaaders of concrete examples, i would give it a 4 star as there are not many books available dedicated to linkers. Morgan Kaufmann- Computers — pages. You may have written hundreds, maybe thousands of programs, but if you are like most programmers ad everything that happens after the compilation is kind of mysterious.
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About this title Whatever your programming language, whatever your platform, you probably tap into linker and loader functions all the time. But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage? The book begins with a detailed and comparative account of linking and loading that illustrates the differences among various compilers and operating systems.
On top of this foundation, the author presents clear practical advice to help you create faster, cleaner code. Unix programmers will be pleased that the book has more information on non-Windows platforms than on Windows itself. The book closes with useful material on static libraries and 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. Short exercises are provided for each chapter, making this a useful resource for both classroom and self-study on what is an often overlooked topic.
From the Back Cover: "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 computer architectures that are widely used today, there are also many side comments about interesting and quirky computer architectures of the past. I can tell from these war stories that the author really has been there himself and survived to tell the tale.
LINKERS AND LOADERS MORGAN KAUFMANN PDF
Linkers and Loaders