ELF object file analysis tool in Python?

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at zoran.com
Wed Mar 3 08:56:21 CET 2004

Hello John,

> I already googled and only turned up some references dating from 2000.
> Anybody know of any current Python tool that can open up and dissect
> information from an ELF (Executable and Linking Format) object file? I don't
> care about machine language stuff, but goodies like what sources were used
> in the compile, and what routines are used.

Just parse the output of `objdump -g'. Note that some compiler (such as 
MSVC) save the debug information in a different file (.pdb).


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