code segment


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code segment

(memory)
(Intel 8086 CS) The area of memory containing the machine code instructions of a program. The code segment of a program may be shared between multiple processes running that code so long as none of them tries to modify it.

Unix, confusingly, calls this the "text segment" and the area for uninitialied data, the bss segment.

Initialised data is located in the data segment.
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