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ELF: From The Programmer's Perspective

Hongjiu Lu
NYNEX Science & Technology, Inc.
500 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY 10604, USA


In this paper, we discuss the new ELF binary format for Linux specifically from the view of the programmer. We introduce some techniques which can be used with ELF to control the execution of a program at run time. We show how to use dynamic linking and dynamic loading under ELF. We also demonstrate how to use the GNU C/C++ compiler and binary utilities to create shared C/C++ libraries under Linux.

Tue Aug 1 14:18:10 MDT 1995