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object code

[′äb‚jekt ‚kōd]
(computer science)
The statements generated from source code by a compiler, constituting an intermediate step in the translation of source code into executable machine language.

object code

The machine code generated by a source code language processor such as an assembler or compiler. A file of object code may be immediately executable or it may require linking with other object code files, e.g. libraries, to produce a complete executable program.

object code

The machine language representation of programming source code. A compiler (software) converts the source code into object code and links it to other object code modules (libraries) to become an executable program. Object code is an old term that has no relationship to object technology which came after it. See executable code, linker, machine language and object-oriented programming.
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As such systems are upgraded, they must comply with the latest certification requirements, which include in-depth analysis such as Object Code Verification.
Reusable object code can be used to speed application development for custom interactions.
If your client's object code contains a certain literal, look for a match in the competitor's code.
8220;In working toward software with zero defects, our tools have long offered independent model verification, checked object code for any additional code, linked requirements to code and tests, and delivered full compliance management through LCMS—all features now required by the new avionics standards.
The collation of the LDRA tool suites for both Assembler and C languages with the AVR-GCC compiler streamlines the interface for the developers, enabling them to efficiently verify that the AVR-GCC-generated object code accurately and completely represents the application's C source code operational requirements.
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Originally developed as part of the Couverture research project, GNATcoverage performs coverage analysis on both object code -- instruction and branch coverage - and Ada and C language source code - statement, decision and Modified Condition/Decision Coverage (MC/DC).
In addition, the DO-178B Tool Qualification Support Package for Object Code Verification provides complete source-to-object-code traceability for customer-specified environments.
Capital Asset # 41 Unit Code - 40163 Object Code - 604 9 68# B195265
LDRA's tool suite offers code coverage metrics right down to the object code level, an essential level of detail to combat quality and cost challenges.
However, at the highest level (DO-178B, Level A), if the compiler generates object code not directly traceable to source code, then the developer needs to perform additional verification on the object code to establish the correctness of such generated code.
Made up of a number of integrated products which assist users with achieving full lifecycle support, LDRA's tool suite will assist Orion developers in software standards checking, analysis of code coverage, unit testing and object code verification.