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Choose the correct alternatives (more than one may be correct ) and write the corresponding letters only

A “link editor” is a program that:

  1. matches the parameters of the macro-definition with locations of the parameters of the macro call
  2. matches external names of one program with their location in other programs
  3. matches the parameters of subroutine definition with the location of parameters of subroutine call.
  4. acts as a link between text editor and the user
  5. acts as a link between compiler and the user program
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Link editor or (linker ) performs 

  1. external symbol resolution 
  2. relocation.


Matches external names of one program with their location in other programs

answered by Loyal (3.4k points)
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Even I think answer is b

Which is the correct one
why not e ?
@bikram sir

Option e is more specific . Please see it.

@hem chandra joshi  User program  jorney:-

Source program -> preprocessor ->compiler-> Assembler->Linker-> Loader -> Exectution 

So,you see why e is false.Please let me know for any corrections.

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