Executables

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Latest revision as of 09:42, 18 June 2019

File Format
Name Executables
Ontology

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Container formats for machine executable code. These often define different sections to be loaded into memory. Some formats may be compatible with different CPU architectures.

Contents

[edit] Directly executable

[edit] Shared libraries, chained files, etc.

(can't be run by themselves, but are used at runtime by other executables)

[edit] Resource data used by executables and sometimes embedded in them

See Resources.

[edit] Meta-info files used in execution of programs/packages

[edit] Virtual machine code

(see Wikipedia:UVC-based preservation for use of virtual machines in archival preservation)

[edit] Macros or automated scripting

For additional formats, see Programming Languages.

[edit] Executable compression

See also Wikipedia:Executable compression.

[edit] See also

[edit] Links

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