Bug 4464 - file mis-identifying stripped files as non-stripped
Summary: file mis-identifying stripped files as non-stripped
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Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: file
Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-08-10 17:02 UTC by Jeff Johnson
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-23 22:10:46 UTC


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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.


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