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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John Levine’s book answers those questions, and more. Levine Morgan Kaufmann- Computers – pages 4 Reviews https: Trivia About Linkers and Loaders.

Linkers and Loaders

Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I understand new loaders are very rarely designed, but anyway, this book is of no help when they do. He holds a Ph. Return to Book Page.

Linkers and Loaders by John R. Levine

Until I read this book I simply did linkkers understand how a program actually ran on my computer. But do you know how to use them to their greatest possible advantage? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I came away thinking that there must be a better set of references online by now; if I had to guess I would start off at Wikipedia.

Nov 18, Jason Copenhaver rated it it was amazing. This handy title fills a valuable niche for anyone who wants to understand how programs are built and linker on today’s computing systems. Want to know Runways information of a particular airport? 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.


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Liners 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. Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: 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 Jan 13, Steve rated it really liked it.

The book closes with useful material on static libraries and dynamic linking, plus linksrs short tour of Java and its class loader which can resolve classes on the fly as they are downloaded over the Internet.

You barely can understand linkers by this book since it falls into implementation details of each specific OS and CPU too early. Given that it is now around 20 years old, and contains a lot of historical references, the relevancy of the content is so-so.

I was recommended this book in a reply to a Stackoverflow questionand I am not disappointed. Quinn Jackson rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Leonardo Puy rated it it was amazing Sep 29, 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: Linkers and loaders John R.

Feb 28, Joshua Goller rated it liked it.

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kaufjann Books by John R. Evgen First rated it really liked it Jan 25, There’s ample discussion of Unix System V, for instance, and some now-mostly-deprecated file formats, like a.

Aniket rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Unix programmers will be pleased that the book has more information on non-Windows platforms than on Windows itself. I didn’t know what linkers or loaders do going into this book, and while I llinkers still confused about some aspects of them, I feel like I have a better understanding of what happens between object code and executable than I did before.


However, while much of the material is still relevant today the author does discuss PE and ELF pretty extensivelythere is still much ground to cover since its publication.

Jan 21, Michael Pankov rated it it was ok Shelves: Some of the sections have odd or off-topic subsections, and I think it could be better organized.

Kazuya Sakakihara rated it liked it Dec 17, On top of this foundation, the author presents clear practical advice to help you create faster, cleaner code. George Neville-Neil rated it really liked it Apr 20, Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate although lacking of concrete examples, i would give it a 4 star as there linnkers not many books available dedicated to linkers. Nov 12, David Lindelof rated it really liked it. Linkers and Loaders John R. Published init covers Linux ELF and a. This is a pretty big deal to me because it’s hard to tell what’s still useful and what has been deprecated.