objdump always displays LSbytes first irrespective of endianess of target
Ian Lance Taylor
Wed Jan 14 13:48:00 GMT 2004
Shekhar Divekar <email@example.com> writes:
> I am working on a port of binutils with LITTLE ENDIAN target.
> In the dump I would like to see MSByte first as it is natural for
> little endian m/c. But objdump always displays LSbytes first
> irrespective of endianess of target. On further investigation I found
> out that this is because in objdump.c:disassemble_bytes 'bpc' is always
> initialized to 1, which results in check for 'display_endian' while
> producing the dump, useless.
What sources are you using? In the current sources, bpc is controlled
by info->bytes_per_chunk, and the disassembler is expected to set that
For example, a typical RISC target for which all instructions are 4
bytes would set info->bytes_per_chunk to 4 in the disassembler. See,
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