[Haskell-cafe] Porting ELF statifier to Haskell!
C K Kashyap
ckkashyap at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 11:08:07 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Thomas DuBuisson <
thomas.dubuisson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Interesting tool. For my recent work I too have found a use for the
> elf package, but its lack of a full binary instance and no parsing of
> .symtab or .dynstr sections limits its usefulness. This isn't a
> debilitating limitation - you can use elf for basic inspection then
> perform mutations via objcopy and ld, which are more likely to have
> any oddities / corner cases accounted for anyway.
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 9:20 PM, C K Kashyap <ckkashyap at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > At my work we ran into a situation where we started wishing there was a
> > to take a dynamically linked executable and create a statically linked
> > bundle out of it. Little bit of googling got me to statifier -
> > http://statifier.sourceforge.net/statifier/main.html. The project seems
> > little old and when I tried it out on my 32bit RHEL5 box, the statically
> > linked file did not run. So I thought it would be a good exercise to try
> > use Haskell's Elf module (Data.Elf) and attempt to build a statifier.
> > wanted to understand if anyone's tried this before or have any advice for
> > me.
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Kashyap
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