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/* Create descriptor for assembling.
Copyright (C) 2002 Red Hat, Inc.
This file is part of Red Hat elfutils.
Written by Ulrich Drepper <>, 2002.
Red Hat elfutils is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.
Red Hat elfutils is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
with Red Hat elfutils; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston MA 02110-1301 USA.
Red Hat elfutils is an included package of the Open Invention Network.
An included package of the Open Invention Network is a package for which
Open Invention Network licensees cross-license their patents. No patent
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<>. */
# include <config.h>
#include <assert.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdio_ext.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <gelf.h>
#include "libasmP.h"
#include <system.h>
static AsmCtx_t *
prepare_text_output (AsmCtx_t *result)
if (result->fd == -1)
result->out.file = stdout;
result->out.file = fdopen (result->fd, "a");
if (result->out.file == NULL)
close (result->fd);
free (result);
result = NULL;
__fsetlocking (result->out.file, FSETLOCKING_BYCALLER);
return result;
static AsmCtx_t *
prepare_binary_output (AsmCtx_t *result, Ebl *ebl)
GElf_Ehdr *ehdr;
GElf_Ehdr ehdr_mem;
/* Create the ELF descriptor for the file. */
result->out.elf = elf_begin (result->fd, ELF_C_WRITE_MMAP, NULL);
if (result->out.elf == NULL)
unlink (result->tmp_fname);
close (result->fd);
free (result);
__libasm_seterrno (ASM_E_LIBELF);
return NULL;
/* Create the ELF header for the output file. */
int class = ebl_get_elfclass (ebl);
if (gelf_newehdr (result->out.elf, class) == 0)
goto err_libelf;
ehdr = gelf_getehdr (result->out.elf, &ehdr_mem);
/* If this failed we are in trouble. */
assert (ehdr != NULL);
/* We create an object file. */
ehdr->e_type = ET_REL;
/* Set the ELF version. */
ehdr->e_version = EV_CURRENT;
/* Use the machine, class, and endianess values from the Ebl descriptor. */
ehdr->e_machine = ebl_get_elfmachine (ebl);
ehdr->e_ident[EI_CLASS] = class;
ehdr->e_ident[EI_DATA] = ebl_get_elfdata (ebl);
memcpy (&ehdr->e_ident[EI_MAG0], ELFMAG, SELFMAG);
/* Write the ELF header information back. */
(void) gelf_update_ehdr (result->out.elf, ehdr);
/* No section so far. */
result->section_list = NULL;
/* Initialize the hash table. */
asm_symbol_tab_init (&result->symbol_tab, 67);
result->nsymbol_tab = 0;
/* And the string tables. */
result->section_strtab = ebl_strtabinit (true);
result->symbol_strtab = ebl_strtabinit (true);
/* We have no section groups so far. */
result->groups = NULL;
result->ngroups = 0;
return result;
AsmCtx_t *
asm_begin (fname, ebl, textp)
const char *fname;
Ebl *ebl;
bool textp;
if (fname == NULL && ! textp)
return NULL;
size_t fname_len = fname != NULL ? strlen (fname) : 0;
/* Create the file descriptor. We do not generate the output file
right away. Instead we create a temporary file in the same
directory which, if everything goes alright, will replace a
possibly existing file with the given name. */
AsmCtx_t *result
= (AsmCtx_t *) malloc (sizeof (AsmCtx_t) + 2 * fname_len + 9);
if (result == NULL)
return NULL;
/* Initialize the lock. */
rwlock_init (result->lock);
if (fname != NULL)
/* Create the name of the temporary file. */
result->fname = stpcpy (mempcpy (result->tmp_fname, fname, fname_len),
".XXXXXX") + 1;
memcpy (result->fname, fname, fname_len + 1);
/* Create the temporary file. */
result->fd = mkstemp (result->tmp_fname);
if (result->fd == -1)
int save_errno = errno;
free (result);
__libasm_seterrno (ASM_E_CANNOT_CREATE);
errno = save_errno;
return NULL;
result->fd = -1;
/* Initialize the counter for temporary symbols. */
result->tempsym_count = 0;
/* Now we differentiate between textual and binary output. */
result->textp = textp;
if (textp)
result = prepare_text_output (result);
result = prepare_binary_output (result, ebl);
return result;