Bug#886736: diffoscope: mach-o disassembly with otool can fail in a way that fools diffoscope into dumping raw data instead

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Wed Jan 10 05:12:21 UTC 2018

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:36:02AM +0530, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Mike Hommey wrote:
> > The two builds I was comparing:
> […]
> Thanks for sending this over. For some reason, I completely failed to
> realise that I would need access to otool to make use of these, and
> this is not in Debian ;)
> Can you run some commands for me? In particular, is it sufficient to
> fallback to, say, -tdvVQ if -tdvV does not work?

It's enough for me. Although some versions of otool don't support -Q,
and I don't know what they do.

Note you can get otool and other mac tools for linux from


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