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Re: bump linkmap versions?

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 08:52:59AM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Benjamin Kosnik <> writes:
> > ps. where are the utils 'dump' and 'pvs' as referenced in the sun linker
> > loader docs? Are there GNU binutils equivalents?

Sun dump is much like GNU objdump.

Sun pvs is something like readelf and ldd.

> I don't know what these tools do but if you need versioning
> information, use readelf --version-info

I've never been able to figure out how to make use of the output of this
command.  Knowing that the symbol at address 0x1234 has version string
FOO_5.5 is good, I guess, but what's the name of that symbol?

I suspect that there's a script floating around Out There that combines
this output with that of nm to produce something more useful to humans.
Now I need to find it.  Or write it.


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