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Package binutils

A GNU collection of binary utilities


Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), readelf (for displaying detailed
information about binary files), size (for listing the section sizes
of an object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings
from files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for
converting addresses to file and line).

Version: 2.42.50

See also: binutils-gprofng.

General Commands

addr2line convert addresses or symbol+offset into file names and line numbers
ar create, modify, and extract from archives
as the portable GNU assembler.
c++filt demangle C++ and Java symbols
elfedit update ELF header and program property of ELF files
gprof display call graph profile data
ld The GNU linker
ld.gold The GNU ELF linker
nm list symbols from object files
objcopy copy and translate object files
objdump display information from object files
ranlib generate an index to an archive
readelf display information about ELF files
size list section sizes and total size of binary files
strings print the sequences of printable characters in files
strip discard symbols and other data from object files