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sheemashireen

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 11:20 am    Post subject: What actually happens during a compilation & Link Editin
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Please could anyone tell us what actually happens during a compilation and link editing process.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 19, 2005 7:35 pm    Post subject:
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during compilation time object module of the program is created. where as during link edit, load module is created.
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2005 2:38 pm    Post subject:
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I think the object module and load module are one & the same thing. Both are created after compilation of the source code.
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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2005 3:10 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
I agree with kanak.
To add to the same after compilation the object module is created and in link edit this object module gets the required addressability and load module is created.
Object module is not executable it is the load module that is executed hance both are not the same thing.

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David.
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