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Simpler “Hello World” Demonstrated In C

March 16th, 2010 03:03 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Wondering where all that bloat comes from, causing even the classic ‘Hello world‘ to weigh in at 11 KB? An MIT programmer decided to make a Linux C program so simple, she could explain every byte of the assembly. She found that gcc was including libc even when you don’t ask for it. The blog shows how to compile a much simpler ‘Hello world,’ using no libraries at all. This takes me back to the days of programming bare-metal on DOS!”

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