Elfutils is a collection of utilities, including: stack (to show
backtraces); nm (for listing symbols from object files); size (for
listing the section sizes of an object or archive file); strip (for
discarding symbols); readelf (to see the raw ELF file structures);
elflint (to check for well-formed ELF files); and elfcompress (to
compress or decompress ELF sections).
It also provides libraries to allow other programs to manipulate ELF and
Note: This is very much a Linux/glibc-centric upstream and required a pretty heavy hand to port. Some of this could be consolidated into a liblinux porting shim layer.