Re: Coff and Elf tools

"Cassť Hugues" <>
6 Mar 2000 23:39:41 -0500

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From: "Cassť Hugues" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 6 Mar 2000 23:39:41 -0500
Organization: Inconnue
References: 00-03-030
Keywords: linker

Delphine Zouyed wrote:

> I need help for binary format like COFF and ELF, is it possible to find
> any free tools which analyze them or more exactly list the differences
> between 2 binary files ?

It's depending about the platform you use. There's usually a library called
libelf.* which provides a lot of function for processing ELF format files.
On IRIX, there's the `elfdump' utility while the GNU `objdump' may help you
on every systems using ELF. It is distributed in the binutils package.

        Best regards, Hugues Casse.

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