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BRANDELF(1)            DragonFly General Commands Manual           BRANDELF(1)


brandelf - mark an ELF binary for a specific ABI


brandelf [-l] [-f ELF_ABI_number] [-t string] file ...


The brandelf utility marks an ELF binary to be run under a certain ABI for DragonFly. The options are as follows: -f ELF_ABI_number Forces branding with the supplied ELF ABI number. Incompatible with the -t option. These values are assigned by SCO/USL. -l Writes the list of all known ELF types to the standard error. -t string Brands the given ELF binaries to be of the string ABI type. Currently supported ABIs are "FreeBSD", "Linux", and "SVR4". DragonFly uses "FreeBSD" as its native branding. file If -t string is given it will brand file to be of type string, otherwise it will simply display the branding of file.


Exit status is 0 on success, and 1 if the command fails if a file does not exist, is too short, fails to brand properly, or the brand requested is not one of the known types and the -f option is not set.


The following is an example of a typical usage of the brandelf command: brandelf file brandelf -t Linux file


The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc., System V Application Binary Interface, http://www.sco.com/developer/devspecs/, April 29, 1998 (DRAFT).


The brandelf manual page first appeared in FreeBSD 2.2.


This manual page was written by John-Mark Gurney <gurney_j@efn.org>. DragonFly 5.9-DEVELOPMENT February 6, 1997 DragonFly 5.9-DEVELOPMENT

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