Bug 4464 - file mis-identifying stripped files as non-stripped
file mis-identifying stripped files as non-stripped
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: file (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-08-10 13:02 EDT by Jeff Johnson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-23 18:10:46 EDT
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Description Jeff Johnson 1999-08-10 13:02:42 EDT
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 18:09:59 EDT
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 18:10:59 EDT
Fixed (by applying patch in #4665) in file-3.27-3.

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