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Name

c++filt

Synopsis

c++filt [options] [symbol]

Decode the specified C++ or Java function name symbol, or read and decode symbols from standard input if no symbol is given. This command reverses the name mangling used by C++ and Java compilers to support function overloading, multiple functions that share the same name.

Options

-_, --strip-underscores

Remove initial underscores from symbol names.

--help

Print usage information, then exit.

-j, --java

Print names using Java syntax.

-n, --no-strip-underscores

Preserve initial underscores on symbol names.

-s format, --format=format

Expect symbols to have been coded in the specified format. Format may be one of the following:

arm

C++ Annotated Reference Manual.

edg

EDG (Intel) compiler.

gnu

Gnu compiler (the default).

gnu-new-abi

Gnu compiler with the new application binary interface (for gcc 3.x.)

hp

HP compiler.

lucid

Lucid compiler.

--version

Print version number, then exit.

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