Bug 55084 - strings does not return anything when run on binaries
Summary: strings does not return anything when run on binaries
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: binutils
Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Blocks: 55057
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Reported: 2001-10-25 10:12 UTC by Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-31 13:59:13 UTC


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Description Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-10-25 10:12:32 UTC
Description of Problem:
Summary says it all.
strings /etc/passwd displays the whole file, as expected.
strings /bin/ls or strings /lib/libc.so.6 don't display anything.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
binutils-2.11.92.0.7


How Reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Uvh binutils-2.11.92.0.7-1.i386.rpm
2. strings /lib/libc.so.6

Actual Results:
nothing

Expected Results:
strings from /lib/libc.so.6

Additional Information:
This breaks various configure scripts.

Worked in 2.11.90.0.8-9

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2001-10-25 17:13:09 UTC
Yeah, I've screwed it up.
Testing fix now...

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2001-11-12 14:07:22 UTC
Should be fixed in 2.11.92.0.7-2.


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