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Confusions regarding the GCC compilation steps

Discussion in 'C' started by AnishaKaul, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. AnishaKaul

    AnishaKaul New Member

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    After preprocessing, in the second step namely "Compilation", an object file gets generated.

    I wanted to know what are the contents of an "Object file" ? Is it machine code ?

    Kindly explain !
     
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    yes u r rite...object file contains the machine code which is linked by header file to form an exe...
     

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