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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He holds a Ph. Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: Definitely worth reading if you write native code for a living or hobby. The book goes occasionally perhaps a little bit too much into technical details, which I felt could be safely skipped. 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.
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To track Flights around your favorate airports, click here. Niklas rated it really liked it Jan 05, 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.
I tried this out because of Greg Linkets recommendation at http: Sign up using Facebook. There’ This is a hard book for me to rate.
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 linkesr information on non-Windows platforms than on Windows itself.
My only semi-complaint is that it spent a lot of pages talking about real mode but being published inwe were less than a decade removed from that fever dream of backwards compatibility.
But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage?
Tapan rated it really liked it Dec 26, It’s the cross-platform perspective that distinguishes this book. 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.
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The book was a little too specific for me and I couldn’t get much out of it. Highly recommended for any programmer who wants to get to the bottom of things. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dan Preston rated it really liked it Nov 27, Post as a guest Name. Collective Wisdom from the Experts is “The Linker Is not a Magical Program”, and this book goes a long way towards taking that magic away.
Levine Snippet view – There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sign up using Email and Password. 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.