Definition[edit | edit source]
An executable is
|“||[a]n abstraction for programs, command files and other objects on a computer system that can be executed. On a DOS PC, for example, this would include batch command files, COM files, EXE-format files and boot sectors of disks.||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- NIST Special Publication 800-5, at §1.3 n.1.
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