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[1/2] elf_helpers: new utility function find_strtab_for_symtab_section

Message ID 20211110125050.15529-1-jose.marchesi@oracle.com
State New
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Series [1/2] elf_helpers: new utility function find_strtab_for_symtab_section | expand

Commit Message

Jose E. Marchesi Nov. 10, 2021, 12:50 p.m. UTC
This patch adds a new utility function that, given a section
containing a symbol table, returns the corresponding string table
section.

Signed-off-by: Jose E. Marchesi <jose.marchesi@oracle.com>

	* src/abg-elf-helpers.h: Prototype for find_strtab_for_symtab_section.
	* src/abg-elf-helpers.cc (find_strtab_for_symtab_section): New function.
---
 src/abg-elf-helpers.cc | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
 src/abg-elf-helpers.h  |  4 ++++
 2 files changed, 27 insertions(+)

Comments

Dodji Seketeli Nov. 10, 2021, 3:53 p.m. UTC | #1
"Jose E. Marchesi via Libabigail" <libabigail@sourceware.org> a écrit:

> This patch adds a new utility function that, given a section
> containing a symbol table, returns the corresponding string table
> section.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jose E. Marchesi <jose.marchesi@oracle.com>
>
> 	* src/abg-elf-helpers.h: Prototype for find_strtab_for_symtab_section.
> 	* src/abg-elf-helpers.cc (find_strtab_for_symtab_section): New function.

Applied to master.  Thanks!

Cheers,
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diff --git a/src/abg-elf-helpers.cc b/src/abg-elf-helpers.cc
index 998675a6..ee631831 100644
--- a/src/abg-elf-helpers.cc
+++ b/src/abg-elf-helpers.cc
@@ -649,6 +649,29 @@  find_relocation_section(Elf* elf_handle, Elf_Scn* target_section)
   return NULL;
 }
 
+/// Return the string table used by the given symbol table.
+///
+/// @param elf_handle the elf handle to use.
+///
+/// @param symtab_section section containing a symbol table.
+///
+/// @return the string table linked by the symtab, if it is not NULL.
+Elf_Scn*
+find_strtab_for_symtab_section(Elf* elf_handle, Elf_Scn* symtab_section)
+{
+  Elf_Scn *strtab_section = NULL;
+
+  if (symtab_section)
+    {
+      GElf_Shdr symtab_shdr_mem, *symtab_shdr;
+
+      symtab_shdr = gelf_getshdr(symtab_section, &symtab_shdr_mem);
+      strtab_section = elf_getscn(elf_handle, symtab_shdr->sh_link);
+    }
+
+  return strtab_section;
+}
+
 /// Get the version definition (from the SHT_GNU_verdef section) of a
 /// given symbol represented by a pointer to GElf_Versym.
 ///
diff --git a/src/abg-elf-helpers.h b/src/abg-elf-helpers.h
index 59ea0a74..718ce9c1 100644
--- a/src/abg-elf-helpers.h
+++ b/src/abg-elf-helpers.h
@@ -112,6 +112,10 @@  find_ksymtab_strings_section(Elf *elf_handle);
 Elf_Scn*
 find_relocation_section(Elf* elf_handle, Elf_Scn* target_section);
 
+Elf_Scn*
+find_strtab_for_symtab_section(Elf*	elf_handle,
+                               Elf_Scn*	symtab_section);
+
 //
 // Helpers for symbol versioning
 //