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Humbling (github.com)
4 points by dayjah 1112 days ago | 3 comments



Not sure what's "humbling" here. The fact that compiled code looks more complicated and verbose than that written in a higher-level language (even C), or something else?

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This doesn't show the compiled code, it shows the syscalls that are made by libc and the dynamic linking system to set up the process.

Back in the days of a.out and static linking, it was much shorter and easier to understand.

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Just that in general it is easy to forget how much goes on behind the scenes - simple programs are made up of a lot of impressive work by people.

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