features of objcopy

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Fri Mar 21 23:13:08 UTC 2008

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 09:03:19PM +0100, Kai Wang wrote:
> 1. Do you often use object/strip on 'ar' archives?

Strip on ar(1)chives is very handy.

> 2. Do you often convert ELF to raw binary, iHex, S-Record or
> vice versa?

Not via objcopy, but with ld.

> 3. What features do you like to add into objcopy?

Proper support to add loadable sections that end up in the header as
well. Consider loadable memory disk images as part of the kernel without
having to preallocate the space.


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