svn commit: r253451 - in head/contrib/binutils: binutils include/elf

Konstantin Belousov kostikbel at
Thu Jul 18 18:01:55 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 05:25:50PM +0000, Ed Maste wrote:
> Author: emaste
> Date: Thu Jul 18 17:25:50 2013
> New Revision: 253451
> URL:
> Log:
>   Handle FreeBSD-specific ELF notes
>   Add a function to return the specific type, when the note's Name field is
>   'FreeBSD'.
>   r249558 added FreeBSD-specific ELF note types that reuse type numbers of
>   existing generic / Linux types.  This caused 'readelf -n' to produce
>   incorrect output on FreeBSD core files.
As I understand, this change is for printing the content of coredumps.
There are other notes present in the executable files with the
'FreeBSD' vendor, please see lib/csu/common/notes.h.
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