Simon Willison’s Weblog


Hello World (via) Lennon McLean dives deep down the rabbit hole of what happens when you execute the binary compiled from “Hello world” in C on a Linux system, digging into the details of ELF executables, objdump disassembly, the C standard library, stack frames, null-terminated strings and taking a detour through musl because it’s easier to read than Glibc.