[bitlug] Re: ELF??

  • From: Prasad Gopal <prasadgopal@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bitlug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 18:07:47 -0500

 I was working on Common Object File Format (COFF) a year ago. I was
trying to download the application program on to a flash (on board a
TI DSP).  I had to read the coff and load the sections from it onto
the flash.

 I also looked into ELF at that time and used objdump and readelf.


On 11/8/05, Peeyush Prasad <peeyush@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi list,
>   was just looking for info on ELF nad I came across these nice links:
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/1059 - for a nice gentle intro
> http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~haungs/paper/paper.html - an aside - a microp
> simulator
> www.skyfree.org/linux/references/ELF_Format.pdf - all that one needs!
>   I needed this info for loading of ELF format files onto and embedded
> DSPs' memory... of course what is generated is elf, and what goes in the
> DSP is binary, objcopy does that in a trice... but I need to know what the
> compiler has done to create the object file, and modify that for my
> architecture...
>   Any body else interested in ELF stuff?? using it perhaps??
> -- P

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