objcopy converting a.out to ELF with DWARF2 for i386

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

On Mon, Mar 08, 1999 at 12:34:08PM -0800, John Kastner, Ph.D. wrote:
>The company I work for would like to work with ELF/DWARF2 files.
>However our user base still uses older a.out.  We are looking into using
>objcopy on a.out to produce ELF/DWARF2.  We don't require perfect 
>fidelity but  we are looking for a strong interim solution.  We only need 
>an i386 solution (a.out-i386 to elf32-i386).
>Is anyone out there currently doing a similar extension to the tools?
>Is anyone out there interested in receiving our extensions if and when
>we produce them?
>I welcome helpful comments and suggestions.

It sounds like you would be changing binutils.  You might want to send
mail to bfd-gas@cygnus.com when you're done.  The maintainers of bfd and
gas (and binutils) might be interested in your changes.


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