Bug 4464

Summary: file mis-identifying stripped files as non-stripped
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
Component: fileAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
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Description Jeff Johnson 1999-08-10 17:02:42 UTC
bash$ file bzip2
bzip2: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, SPARC, version 1,
dynamically linked (uses shared libs), not stripped

bash$ strip bzip2

bash$ file bzip2
bzip2: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, SPARC, version 1,
dynamically linked (uses shared libs), not stripped

bash$ rpm -q file binutils
file-3.27-1
binutils-2.9.1.0.23-4

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-12 22:09:59 UTC
The routine readelf.c does not detect stripped files on any linux
platform.

Jim: Christian sez' this is yours.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-23 22:10:59 UTC
Fixed (by applying patch in #4665) in file-3.27-3.