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This is a very simple question, but I don't know the answer,really. For example:some program on C++ is running, and I modified and compiled it. Program needs to be restarted or not?

P.S.: All this in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Posted 31-Jul-12 11:25am
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 31-Jul-12 16:33pm
Well, hot do you think? :-)

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Yes, when you launch a program the instructions are copied into memory, changing the original file won't update it. Plus, how would it switch while it was running? Just because it's on the nth instruction in the original code doesn't mean jumping to that instruction in the new code is a valid state for the program.
Je7 31-Jul-12 16:48pm
Thx. That's all what I want to know.

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