elfedit - Update the ELF header of ELF files.


   elfedit [--input-mach=machine]


   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.


   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.

       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

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

       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.

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

       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.

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

       Display the version number of elfedit.

       Display the command line options understood by elfedit.

       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

       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.


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


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