an ELF binary for a specific ABI
utility marks an ELF binary to be run
under a certain ABI for FreeBSD
The options are as follows:
- Forces branding with the supplied ELF ABI number.
Incompatible with the -t option. These values
are assigned by SCO/USL.
- Writes the list of all known ELF types to the standard
- Turns on verbose output.
- Brands the given ELF binaries to be of the
string ABI type. Currently supported ABIs
- 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
The following is an example of a typical usage of the
The Santa Cruz Operation,
Inc., System V Application Binary Interface,
April 29, 1998 (DRAFT).
brandelf -t Linux file
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This manual page was written by John-Mark