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GNU Binary Utilities
Collection of binary utilities

Binutils includes tools capable of creating and managing binary program files, including handling object files, libraries, profile data, and assembly source code.


User manual included; Online manual available from

Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLv2Kelly Hopkins5 March 2010
GPLv3Kelly Hopkins5 March 2010
GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins5 March 2010
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins5 March 2010

Leaders and contributors

Nick Clifton Chief Maintainer
Daniel Jacobowitz Maintainer
Richard Henderson Maintainer
Ian Taylor Maintainer
Jeff Law Maintainer
Jim Wilson Maintainer
Alan Modra Maintainer
Michael Meissner Maintainer
DJ Delorie Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking Newsgroup gnu.utils.bug
Developer Bug Tracking
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Developer E-mail
Bug Tracking E-mail

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 August 2016.


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