ELF archive string table

ramana <ramana.venkat83@gmail.com>
Mon, 18 Jun 2007 11:14:54 -0000

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From: ramana <ramana.venkat83@gmail.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 11:14:54 -0000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: linker, question
Posted-Date: 18 Jun 2007 21:50:25 EDT


  I am working on archiver to work with ELF object files on windows. I
read that the archive string table member, for longer names i.e. "//",
in windows COFF or ELF archives, should be the third member in the

Can somebody help me on these things
1. Why there is a restriction that string table member should be the
third member on windows?
2. Can I place the string table member just after the symbol directory

Advance thanks for your help.


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