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size(1)				 User Commands			       size(1)

NAME
       size - print section sizes in bytes of object files

SYNOPSIS
       size [-f] [-F] [-n] [-o]	[-V] [-x] filename...

DESCRIPTION
       The  size command produces segment or section size information in bytes
       for each	loaded section in ELF object files. size prints	out  the  size
       of the text, data, and bss (uninitialized data) segments	(or  sections)
       and their total.

       size processes ELF object files entered on the command line. If an  ar-
       chive  file  is	input  to  the	size command, the information for each
       object file in the archive is displayed.

       When calculating	segment	information, the size command prints  out  the
       total  file  size  of the non-writable segments,	the total file size of
       the writable segments, and the total memory size	of the	writable  seg-
       ments minus the total  file size	of the writable	segments.

       If  it  cannot  calculate  segment information, size calculates section
       information. When calculating section  information, it prints  out  the
       total  size  of	sections  that are allocatable,	 non-writable, and not
       NOBITS, the total size of the sections that are allocatable,  writable,
       and  not	 NOBITS,  and  the total size of the writable sections of type
       NOBITS. NOBITS sections do not actually take up space in	the filename.

       If size cannot calculate	either	segment	 or  section  information,  it
       prints an error message and stops processing the	file.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       -f	Prints	out  the size of each allocatable section, the name of
		the section, and the total of the section sizes. If  there  is
		no  section  data,  size prints	out an error message and stops
		processing the file.

       -F	Prints out the size of each loadable segment,  the  permission
		flags  of  the segment,	then the total of the loadable segment
		sizes. If there	is no segment data, size prints	an error  mes-
		sage and stops processing the file.

       -n	Prints	out  non-loadable  segment  or non-allocatable section
		sizes. If segment data exists, size prints out the memory size
		of  each  loadable  segment  or	file size of each non-loadable
		segment, the permission	flags, and the total size of the  seg-
		ments.	If there is no segment data, size prints out, for each
		allocatable and	non-allocatable	section, the memory size,  the
		section	name,  and the total size of the sections. If there is
		no segment or section data, size prints	an error  message  and
		stops processing.

       -o	Prints numbers in octal, not decimal.

       -V	Prints	the  version  information  for the size	command	on the
		standard error output.

       -x	Prints numbers in hexadecimal, not decimal.

EXAMPLES
       The examples below are typical size output.

       Example 1: Producing size information

       example%	size filename
       2724 + 88 + 0 = 2812

       Example 2: Producing allocatable	section	size information

       example%	size -f	filename
       26(.text) + 5(.init) + 5(.fini) = 36

       Example 3: Producing loadable segment size information

       example%	size -F	filename
       2724(r-x) + 88(rwx) + 0(rwx) = 2812 ... (If statically linked)

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWbtool			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       as(1), cc(1B), ld(1), ar.h(3HEAD), a.out(4), attributes(5)

NOTES
       Since the size of bss sections is not known until link-edit  time,  the
       size command will not give the true total size of pre-linked objects.

SunOS 5.10			  16 Oct 1996			       size(1)

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