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Re: libdwarf available?
- From: Brian Ford <Brian dot Ford at flightsafety dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:15:39 -0500
- Subject: Re: libdwarf available?
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On Mon, 10 Jul 2006, David Greene wrote:
> I've done some googling about libdwarf on cygwin and it seems
> that at least one person has managed to compile libelf and
> libdwarf for cygwin.
I imagine that one person would be me. However, the libelf component of
your statement would not be completely true.
We use these on native Cygwin executables (PECOFF), so we created a stub
libelf with just enough functionality to enable the support we needed from
> I'd like to use these libraries to examine executables produced
> for non-Windows systems. That is, I need to create a tool to
> examine the Dwarf from ewxecutable formats that support it.
> These are UNIX ELF binaries.
I've not done this in this way for cross debugging. What exact
functionality and licensing do you need here. Can gdb and binutils be
> Is there a precompiled package for libelf and libdwarf available?
> If not, does anyone have any experience building these for cygwin?
Have you tried? What problems did you run into?
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