sh_type == SHT_SYMTAB.
Common name: "symbol table".
First the we note that:
SHT_SYMTABsections, those numbers mean that:
- strings that give symbol names are in section 5,
- the relocation data is in section 6,
A good high level tool to disassemble that section is:which gives:
This is however a high level view that omits some types of symbols and in which the symbol types . A more detailed disassembly can be obtained with:which gives:
The binary format of the table is documented at http://www.sco.com/developers/gabi/2003-12-17/ch4.symtab.html
The data is:which gives:
The entries are of type:
Like in the section table, the first entry is magical and set to a fixed meaningless values.