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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If you’re thinking of reading this book, my advice is this: But still very useful and a great introduction to linkers and loaders. Niklas rated it really liked it Jan 05, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Linkers and Loaders

The book is certainly dated. 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 moran UNIX ELF library scheme, and much more.

The book begins wi Whatever your akufmann language, whatever your platform, you probably tap into linker and loader functions all the time. I came away thinking that I tried this out because of Greg Wilson’s recommendation at http: User Review – Flag as inappropriate although lacking of concrete examples, i would give it a 4 star as there are not many books available dedicated to linkers.


Linkers and Loaders by John R. Levine

Dan Preston rated it really liked it Nov 27, Kazuya Sakakihara rated it liked it Dec 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pretty much the only book of it’s kind and a great primer if you’re interested in writing your own linker or loader for an OS or just need to better understand native executables.

Jul 27, Suvaditya rated it really liked it. 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 This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Mike Lambert rated it it was ok Oct 09, Some of the sections have odd or off-topic subsections, and I think it could be better organized.

Linkers and loaders John R. It feels sort of haphazardly organized. George Neville-Neil rated it really liked it Apr 20, But I’d rather have a book on design of new linkers and loaders, or at least in-depth analysis of at least one loader.

It’s 15 years old. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. If you’re serious about programming, you’ll devour this unique guide to one of the field’s least understood topics.

It’s the cross-platform perspective that distinguishes this book. He is also publisher emeritus of the Journal of C Language Translation, long-time moderator of the comp. He holds a Ph. Still a great book on the subject. But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage? The book was loadrs little too specific for me and I couldn’t get much out of it.


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What is this so-called linker who combines those files into a library, or an executable? Whatever your programming language, whatever your platform, you probably tap into linker and loader functions all the time. I tried this out because of Greg Wilson’s recommendation at http: Leonardo Puy rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Paperbackkaufmabn.

Jan 11, Mike rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Linkers and Loadersplease sign up. Zuav rated it really liked it Jul 06, On one hand, I found this book to be really hard to read, but at a second glance, I can’t really say there is anything wrong with it except for a two points: This is a pretty big deal to me because it’s hard to tell what’s still useful and what has been deprecated.