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B.3. Changes in elfutils
Red Hat Developer Toolset 4.1 is distributed with elfutils 0.166, which provides a number of bug fixes and feature enhancements over the version included in the previous release of Red Hat Developer Toolset. Below is a comprehensive list of new features in this release.
B.3.1. Changes Since Red Hat Developer Toolset 4.0
The following features have been added since the release of elfutils in Red Hat Developer Toolset 4.0:
- Support for compressed ELF sections has been added.
- A new utility,
eu-elfcompress, is used to compress or decompress ELF sections. The
eu-readelfutility now has a new option,
--decompress, to show compressed headers and data.
libelflibrary now supports various new functions, including
libdwlibrary now supports a new function,
- pkg-config files for the
libdwlibraries are now available.
eu-unstriptools are now capable of handling ELF files with merged
shstrtabtables and handling missing
dwfl_standard_find_debuginfofunction now searches subdirectories of the binary path under the debuginfo root when the separate debug file cannot be found by build-id.
dwfl_linux_proc_attachfunction can now be called before any
Dwfl_Moduleshave been reported.