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Linking Programs in a Single Address Space

dc.contributor.author Deller, L en_US
dc.contributor.author Heiser, Gernot en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-25T13:32:37Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-25T13:32:37Z
dc.date.issued 1999 en_US
dc.description.abstract Linking and loading are the final steps in preparing a program for execution. This paper assesses issues concerning dynamic and static linking in traditional as well as single-address-space operating systems (SASOS). Related loading issues are also addressed. We present the dynamic linking model implemented in the Mungi SASOS and discuss its strengths and limitations. Benchmarking shows that dynamic linking in a SASOS carries significantly less overhead than dynamic linking in SGI`s Irix operating system. The same performance advantages could be achieved in Unix systems, if they reserved a portion of the address space for dynamically linked libraries, and ensured that each library is always mapped at the same address. en_US
dc.description.uri http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/usenix99/full_papers/deller/deller_html/index.html en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 1880446332 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1959.4/39919
dc.language English
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Usenix Association en_US
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 en_US
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/au/ en_US
dc.source Legacy MARC en_US
dc.title Linking Programs in a Single Address Space en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en
dcterms.accessRights open access
dspace.entity.type Publication en_US
unsw.accessRights.uri https://purl.org/coar/access_right/c_abf2
unsw.description.publisherStatement Original publication by the USENIX Association. en_US
unsw.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/526
unsw.publisher.place Berkeley, CA, USA en_US
unsw.relation.faculty Engineering
unsw.relation.ispartofconferenceLocation Monterey, USA en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofconferenceName 1999 USENIX Annual Technical Conference en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofconferenceProceedingsTitle Proceedings of the 1999 USENIX Annual Technical Conference en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofconferenceYear 1999 en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofpagefrompageto 283-294 en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Deller, L, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Heiser, Gernot, Computer Science & Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW en_US
unsw.relation.school School of Computer Science and Engineering *
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