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This option renames the specified symbol in an output ELF object.


You must use --elf and --output with this option.



Where option is one of:


This replaces all symbols in the ELF object object_name that have a symbol name matching old_symbol_name.


This replaces all symbols that have a symbol name matching old_symbol_name.

You can:

  • use wildcard characters ? and * for symbolic names in old_symbol_name, new_symbol_name and object_name arguments

  • specify multiple options in one --rename option followed by a comma-separated list of arguments.


This example renames the clock symbol in the timer.axf image to myclock, and creates a new file called mytimer.axf:

fromelf --elf --rename=clock=myclock --output=mytimer.axf timer.axf

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