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3.36 --ignore_symbol=option[,option,…]

Specifies the symbols to be ignored during a compare. Differences between the input files being compared are ignored if they are related to these symbols.

Syntax

--ignore_symbol=option[,option,…]

Where option is one of:

object_name::

All symbols in ELF objects with a name matching object_name.

object_name::symbol_name

All symbols in ELF objects with a name matching object_name and also a symbols name matching symbol_name.

symbol_name

All symbols with a name matching symbol_name.

You can:

  • Use wildcard characters ? and * for symbolic names in symbol_name and object_name arguments

  • Specify multiple values in one option followed by a comma-separated list of arguments.

Restrictions

You must use --compare with this option.

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