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Old 02-10-2005, 10:19 AM   #1
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contents of vtable and objdump utilty


how to check the contents of a c++ executable file. I am able to compile a cpp. I have to see the contents of the executable and understand the organization of the vtables in it. For this I think I can make use of objdump utility. May I know to use this utility..

K. Krishna Chaitanya

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Old 02-11-2005, 05:21 PM   #2
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What do you want to get from the file? objdump has quite many options.
 
Old 02-11-2005, 07:57 PM   #3
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I was asked to study the layout of vtable in a c++ object file. can I do that using objdump utility. Is there any other way of doing the same. I think there is an option -fvtable which comes with gcc, can I use this for the purpose. Please help me out.

I want to take some sample c++ files and make a report ( for an academic assignment ) on the layout of the vtable in the object files.

Thanks in advance.

K. Krishna Chaitanya
 
  


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