object file

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ob´ject file


n.1.(Computers) A computer program which has been translated into machine language by a compiler and assembler, but not yet linked into an executable program; sometimes called an obj file, because its file name typically has the extension "obj" .
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"One of our goals is to consolidate object files from key departments," Shelley Buttry, IT Director at SWMC, explained.
In other instances, special trips were required to consult object files and view works in storage at museums mainly scattered across France.
New nvprune utility New utility that prunes object files and libraries to only contain device code needed for the specified target architectures, reducing application size and improving load-time performance.
The reviewing of object files: object specific integration of information.
Also the VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) object files decrease the software overhead and improve the problems of jitter and lag status.
Following SOA components have been used: (i) PHP server for storing object meta data as XML files; (ii) Package explorer which communicates with the server via HTTP, downloads and shows the object files and their meta data to the mobile device.
DXF object files contain graphic images generated by external computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) packages, such as AutoCAD(r) or Microstation(r).
We have implemented a system taking a wholly different approach that we call "slim binaries." The object files in our system do not really contain native code for any particular processor at all, but a highly compact, architecture-neutral intermediate program representation.
Among other things, this tool will allow an author to edit segments in the Mach-O object files that describe the characteristics of the component.
A program using a class will only link in those object files that are explicitly specified or are implicitly linked because they are needed by an object file that is included in the program.
The compiler script allows the developer to compile C code to C6000 object file format.