Subject: Re: objdump lossage on ELF files
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/27/1999 00:31:38
On Sat, 26 Jun 1999, Curt Sampson wrote:

: GNU objdump seems to lose a bit on ELF files; when doing an objdump
: of a sparc ELF kernel, for example, it shows me five sections.
: Unfortunately, (as verified by Solaris dump(1) and personal poking
: about in the binary) there are ten sections in the file. objdump
: doesn't print any info about
: .ident, the string tables, etc.

Um, what do you want printed about such sections?  (I believe --full-headers
will show you the existence of such sections, bit what information about
them would be useful?)

-- Todd Vierling (