ELF binaries, a.out -- LONG

Patrick Head patrick at phead.net
Tue Jul 6 21:19:16 PDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 17:33, Steve wrote:
> Patrick Head wrote:
> 
> > My hope is that this message is a little bit understandable and
> > useful!
> 
> I think it was, let me test it out:
> 
> Executable & Linking Format Binaries(ELF)
> 
> - result in binaries that can be linked with other binaries at run time
>    (libraries)

Yep.

> 
> - ELFs linked at run time are assigned unique locations in memory and
>    the processor each time it runs.

Yep.  With the exception pointed out by Ian in an earlier post.

> 
> - can be statically linked to other binaries(libraries) at compile time

Yep.

> 
> Good so far?
> 
> Steve

Bottom line -- the ELF standard provides for about any linking needs
one might desire.

-- 
Patrick Head
patrick at phead.net





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