|Show functions in obj files? firstname.lastname@example.org (Dietmar Schroeder) (1996-08-30)|
|Re: Show functions in obj files? danielv@CRT.UMontreal.CA (Daniel Villeneuve) (1996-08-31)|
|Re: Show functions in obj files? email@example.com (1996-09-15)|
|From:||Daniel Villeneuve <danielv@CRT.UMontreal.CA>|
|Date:||31 Aug 1996 22:50:14 -0400|
Dietmar Schroeder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> we are looking for a tool that could display all functions used in a
> c-program by examinating the gcc compiled obj files (inc. debug info).
Perhaps you can use `nm' (on our system `/bin/nm'), that lists all the
external references of a particular obj file. It works on libraries
and executables too.
[Seems to me the trick is to try and guess what functions are actually used,
e.g. estimate which chunks of which file are what function, then do a
transitive closure, and wave hands like crazy to account for function
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