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GNU binutils

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The GNU Binutils are a collection of binary tools. The main ones are:


ld - the GNU linker.

as - the GNU assembler.

But they also include:


addr2line - Converts addresses into filenames and line numbers.

ar - A utility for creating, modifying and extracting from archives.

c++filt - Filter to demangle encoded C++ symbols.

dlltool - Creates files for building and using DLLs.

gold - A new, faster, ELF only linker, still in beta test.

gprof - Displays profiling information.

nlmconv - Converts object code into an NLM.

nm - Lists symbols from object files.

objcopy - Copies and translates object files.

objdump - Displays information from object files.

ranlib - Generates an index to the contents of an archive.

readelf - Displays information from any ELF format object file.

size - Lists the section sizes of an object or archive file.

strings - Lists printable strings from files.

strip - Discards symbols.

windmc - A Windows compatible message compiler.

windres - A compiler for Windows resource files.

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