How to analyze disassemblies

Being able to read disassemblies is an important skill for performance engineering and understanding what is actually going on at the machine level. This post trys to put together some useful notes and basics on disassembly analysis.

 

The basic idea center around the different kind of instructions and different registers.

 

A few good posts to start

https://www.recurse.com/blog/7-understanding-c-by-learning-assembly

https://www.recurse.com/blog/5-learning-c-with-gdb

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