|How to generate object code firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Mudge) (2007-10-21)|
|Re: How to generate object code email@example.com (santosh) (2007-10-22)|
|Re: How to generate object code firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2007-10-21)|
|Re: How to generate object code email@example.com (Eliot Miranda) (2007-10-23)|
|Re: How to generate object code cfc@shell01.TheWorld.com (Chris F Clark) (2007-10-24)|
|From:||glen herrmannsfeldt <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 21 Oct 2007 21:02:23 -0800|
> Do compilers normally turn code into an assembly language and then
> run an assembler to to convert it into binary? Or does the compiler
> make its own representation and itself turn the representation into
> object code?
As John said, compilers come both ways. Ones that generate object
code directly usually have a way to generate human readable assembly
code that may or may not be assemblable. This is sometimes needed for
humans to understand what the compiler is doing.
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