The elfutils project provides libraries and tools for ELF files and DWARF data.

The project home is

Releases are published at
Which can also be found at

To build a release do: ./configure && make && make check
Please check the configure summary to make sure all recommended
features are enabled. There should be no failures after make check.

Please reports bugs at

The current elfutils source code can be checked out with
git clone git://

To build a git checkout do:
  autoreconf -i -f && \
  ./configure --enable-maintainer-mode && \
  make && make check

The developer mailinglist to send patches to is

To subscribe send an email to
Or use the form at

See the CONTRIBUTING file for how to propose patches to the code.

See the NOTES files for some design decisions and notes.