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ELFEDIT(1)		     GNU Development Tools		    ELFEDIT(1)

NAME
       elfedit - Update	the ELF	header of ELF files.

SYNOPSIS
       elfedit [--input-mach=machine]
	       [--input-type=type]
	       [--input-osabi=osabi]
	       --output-mach=machine
	       --output-type=type
	       --output-osabi=osabi
	       [-v|--version]
	       [-h|--help]
	       elffile...

DESCRIPTION
       elfedit updates the ELF header of ELF files which have the matching ELF
       machine and file	types.	The options control how	and which fields in
       the ELF header should be	updated.

       elffile... are the ELF files to be updated.  32-bit and 64-bit ELF
       files are supported, as are archives containing ELF files.

OPTIONS
       The long	and short forms	of options, shown here as alternatives,	are
       equivalent. At least one	of the --output-mach, --output-type and
       --output-osabi options must be given.

       --input-mach=machine
	   Set the matching input ELF machine type to machine.	If
	   --input-mach	isn't specified, it will match any ELF machine types.

	   The supported ELF machine types are,	i386, IAMCU, L1OM, K1OM	and
	   x86-64.

       --output-mach=machine
	   Change the ELF machine type in the ELF header to machine.  The
	   supported ELF machine types are the same as --input-mach.

       --input-type=type
	   Set the matching input ELF file type	to type.  If --input-type
	   isn't specified, it will match any ELF file types.

	   The supported ELF file types	are, rel, exec and dyn.

       --output-type=type
	   Change the ELF file type in the ELF header to type.	The supported
	   ELF types are the same as --input-type.

       --input-osabi=osabi
	   Set the matching input ELF file OSABI to osabi.  If --input-osabi
	   isn't specified, it will match any ELF OSABIs.

	   The supported ELF OSABIs are, none, HPUX, NetBSD, GNU, Linux	(alias
	   for GNU), Solaris, AIX, Irix, FreeBSD, TRU64, Modesto, OpenBSD,
	   OpenVMS, NSK, AROS and FenixOS.

       --output-osabi=osabi
	   Change the ELF OSABI	in the ELF header to osabi.  The supported ELF
	   OSABI are the same as --input-osabi.

       -v
       --version
	   Display the version number of elfedit.

       -h
       --help
	   Display the command line options understood by elfedit.

       @file
	   Read	command-line options from file.	 The options read are inserted
	   in place of the original @file option.  If file does	not exist, or
	   cannot be read, then	the option will	be treated literally, and not
	   removed.

	   Options in file are separated by whitespace.	 A whitespace
	   character may be included in	an option by surrounding the entire
	   option in either single or double quotes.  Any character (including
	   a backslash)	may be included	by prefixing the character to be
	   included with a backslash.  The file	may itself contain additional
	   @file options; any such options will	be processed recursively.

SEE ALSO
       readelf(1), and the Info	entries	for binutils.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (c) 1991-2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

       Permission is granted to	copy, distribute and/or	modify this document
       under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or
       any later version published by the Free Software	Foundation; with no
       Invariant Sections, with	no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover
       Texts.  A copy of the license is	included in the	section	entitled "GNU
       Free Documentation License".

binutils-2.28			  2017-03-02			    ELFEDIT(1)

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