[Bug tools/22138] New: Support marking "debug" info files with special ET_GNU_DEBUG_* values.
fweimer at redhat dot com
Thu Sep 14 19:25:00 GMT 2017
Bug ID: 22138
Summary: Support marking "debug" info files with special
Assignee: unassigned at sourceware dot org
Reporter: fweimer at redhat dot com
CC: carlos at redhat dot com, elfutils-devel at sourceware dot org,
fweimer at redhat dot com, unassigned at sourceware dot org
Target Milestone: ---
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #22136 +++
We need a way to identify "debug" info files, which appear like they are ELF
files but if inspected are actually missing a lot of information and can't be
properly parsed without the original DSO or executable.
To that end I suggest we adopt:
As ways to mark these files a debug information files. We can place them into
the OS-specific area, and audit that we don't overlap anything important from
We would need new binutils options to edit, adjust and set the "debug"-ness of
[Bug 22101] Dynamic loader must ignore "debug" shared objects e.g.
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