Re: executables: COFF

"Steven D. Majewski" <>
Wed, 21 Dec 1994 03:55:28 GMT

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From: "Steven D. Majewski" <>
Keywords: linker
Organization: University of Virginia
References: 94-12-035 94-12-077
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 1994 03:55:28 GMT

>[O'Reilly published a thin but good book on COFF, ISBN 0-937175-31-5, don't
>know if it's still in print. The SVR3.2 docs also have a surprisingly goof
>COFF chapter. -John]

Understanding and Using COFF by Gintaras R. Gircys is still in print.
( At least I got a copy in a local bookstore last week. )

IBM AIX uses XCOFF - an extended version.

I'll remind everyone that there's a couple of IBM papers
by Gary Hook in the comp.compilers archive: &

And the last time this topic came up, I also said that the papers
that come with the gnu dl package had some good material.

Now that I have a WWW server, maybe I'll put up a linking and
object-file-format page. ( And if someone has anything NEW to
add to the collection, it would be a big motivation for me to
finally do so. )

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