Binutils

Introduction

The GNU Binutils are a collection of binary tools. The main ones are:

  • ld – the GNU linker.
  • as – the GNU assembler.

But they also include:

  • addr2line – Converts addresses into filenames and line numbers.
  • ar – A utility for creating, modifying and extracting from archives.
  • c++filt – Filter to demangle encoded C++ symbols.
  • dlltool – Creates files for building and using DLLs.
  • gold – A new, faster, ELF only linker, still in beta test.
  • gprof – Displays profiling information.
  • nlmconv – Converts object code into an NLM.
  • nm – Lists symbols from object files.
  • objcopy – Copies and translates object files.
  • objdump – Displays information from object files.
  • ranlib – Generates an index to the contents of an archive.
  • readelf – Displays information from any ELF format object file.
  • size – Lists the section sizes of an object or archive file.
  • strings – Lists printable strings from files.
  • strip – Discards symbols.
  • windmc – A Windows compatible message compiler.
  • windres – A compiler for Windows resource files.

Web Page

Official web page

Versions

2.26

Flavours

01

Architecture

x86_64

Group
module load site-local
Build Details

Compiled with:

Usage
module load binutils/2.26/01
Example Job Scripts

None required.

Status

Untested.