Where is ELF stab documented?

Medland, Bill Bill.Medland at accpac.com
Thu Jun 6 17:57:12 CDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus Meissner [mailto:marcus at jet.franken.de]
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 3:26 PM
> To: Medland, Bill
> Cc: Wine devel (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: Where is ELF stab documented?
> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 03:14:45PM -0700, Medland, Bill wrote:
> > For the sheer heck of it I was going to have a look at bug 
> 650.  I know its
> > not a high priority or anything but it intrigued me.  
> Anyway, to look into
> > it I would want decent documentation on the format of the 
> stab/stabstr
> > sections of the ELF files to understand what the parser 
> should be doing.
> > Does anyone know where I can find that information?  I 
> didn't see anything
> > immediately in the Intel v1.1 specification.
> It appears not harmful (libstdc++ is pulled by libXrender.so here).
> Oh and the new debugging format of gcc 3.1 is DWARF-2, not stabs
> anymore.
> There is a GNU stabs documentation but I think it is not complete. The
> only complete one might be the one in the gcc source :/

That's what I thought.  Thanks anyway.


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