Commit 7d1c6665 authored by sof's avatar sof
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[project @ 2002-02-01 02:05:52 by sof]

Add URLs and other pointers to resources on the PE COFF format.
parent 48ccd03c
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* $Id: Linker.c,v 1.80 2002/01/29 06:15:03 sof Exp $
* $Id: Linker.c,v 1.81 2002/02/01 02:05:52 sof Exp $
* (c) The GHC Team, 2000, 2001
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and Common Object File Format Specification
revision 5.1 January 1998
which SimonM says comes from the MS Developer Network CDs.
It can be found there (on older CDs), but can also be found
online at:
(this is Rev 6.0 from February 1999).
Things move, so if that fails, try searching for it via
The ultimate reference for the PE format is the Winnt.h
header file that comes with the Platform SDKs; as always,
implementations will drift wrt their documentation.
A good background article on the PE format is Matt Pietrek's
March 1994 article in Microsoft System Journal (MSJ)
(Vol.9, No. 3): "Peering Inside the PE: A Tour of the
Win32 Portable Executable File Format." The info in there
has recently been updated in a two part article in
MSDN magazine, issues Feb and March 2002,
"Inside Windows: An In-Depth Look into the Win32 Portable
Executable File Format"
John Levine's book "Linkers and Loaders" contains useful
info on PE too.
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