Tag: elf

  • readelf – Displays information about ELF files

    commandline session $readelf -I /bin/ping Histogram for `.gnu.hash’ bucket list length (total of 3 buckets): Length Number % of total Coverage 0 0 ( 0.0%) 1 0 ( 0.0%) 0.0% 2 0 ( 0.0%) 0.0% 3 3 (100.0%) 100.0% $readelf -a /bin/ping | head ELF Header: Magic: 7f 45 4c 46 02 01 01 00 […]

  • ELF spec. types of object files

    A relocatable file holds code and data suitable for linking with other object files to create an executable or a shared object file. An executable file holds a program suitable for execution; the file specifies how exec(BA_OS) creates a program’s process image. A shared object file holds code and data suitable for linking in two […]