Removing sections from an ELF file

Glen M Cornell cornell at
Fri May 10 15:17:38 UTC 2002

Scott Newell wrote:

>Has anyone seen a tool that will remove or strip a section from an ELF
>file?  I use a couple of data sections to represent battery backed ram, and
>I deal with initializing those sections in my own code.  I haven't been
>able to convince the linker to omit the sections, and I can't tell the
>downloader to ignore ', I'd like to remove them.  Any ideas?

objcopy --remove-section

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