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The relevant documentation is called the Application Binary Interface (ABI) and the calling conventions. Both are processor and operating system specific. Read the x86_64 Linux ABI. See also syscalls(2) for the available system calls. Almost every system call has its man page in section 2. BTW, chmod(2) does list various symbolic constants like S_ISUID, ...


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Do they load all the program code into the memory on application startup? NO You can have as many Assemblies in your project as you need. Assemblies are referenced via the using keyword. Unused assemblies are filtered out at the build time itself. For example, you can have two referenced asssemblies as: using System.Windows.Forms; using ...


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The AGC is controlled with verbs and nouns The Apollo command software is not written in any syntax users would recognize today. Astronauts input commands numerically, with each two-digit number representing a verb or a noun. The verb described the action to be performed, and the noun specified the data to be affected by the verb’s action. Astronauts hated ...


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No one said unit tests have to be run all on the same platform - but no one said you could reach 100% test coverage either. As a first step, #ifdef out the code, preferably factoring it into a platform-specific function. Write a suitable implementation of this function for x86. However, I don't think it is appropriate to select the code to be compiled based ...



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