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For PE executable, I can list the imported symbols using

dumpbin /imports FILE.EXE

or using the depends utility which is GUI application.

`nm ELF-binary' just returns "no symbols".

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Try objdump -T 'ELF-file'

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I thought objdump -T worked mainly on shared libraries... –  jim mcnamara Jul 9 '10 at 14:35
well... not really, if I do: objdump -t /bin/ls it returns: "SYMBOL TABLE: no symbols", with -T (which lists DYNAMIC SYMBOL TABLE) outputs a lot of data, like: "00000000 DF UND 00000000 GLIBC_2.0 strchr" –  Mr Shunz Jul 9 '10 at 15:11

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