Posts Tagged ‘linking’

When one starts using libraries, an problem that happens often is a linking error. Compilation went through but the linker complains that it cannot find something. A useful tool in this respect is nm and I will describe below how one can employ it. I will do it with my gcc example Compiling and Linking: Simple […]

John R. Levine, Linkers and Loaders, 1999 Linking is considered to be simple but quite many problems happens exactly at this stage. Especially when it is necessary to work with many libraries, the life gets complicated. The book gives a thorough overview on the linking process, what is linking and what one can expect at this […]