Fwd: FSF Binutils release 2.30 now available
joel at rtems.org
Sat Jan 27 17:12:59 UTC 2018
I'm sure Sebastian is already on this but here is the announcement anyway.
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From: "Nick Clifton" <nickc at redhat.com>
Date: Jan 27, 2018 10:33 AM
Subject: FSF Binutils release 2.30 now available
To: <binutils at sourceware.org>, <info-gnu at gnu.org>, <dje.gcc at gmail.com>
> We are pleased to announce that version 2.30 of the Binutils project
> sources have been released and are now available for download at:
> This release contains numerous bug fixes, and also the
> following new features:
> In the assembler:
> * Add support for location views in DWARF debug line information.
> In the BFD linker:
> * Add -z separate-code to generate separate code PT_LOAD segment.
> * Add "-z undefs" command line option as the inverse of the "-z defs"
> * Add -z globalaudit command line option to force audit libraries to
> be run
> for every dynamic object loaded by an executable - provided that the
> supports this functionality.
> * Tighten linker script grammar around file name specifiers to prevent
> the use
> of SORT_BY_ALIGNMENT and SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY on filenames. These
> previously be accepted but had no effect.
> * The EXCLUDE_FILE directive can now be placed within any SORT_*
> within input section lists.
> In the GOLD linker:
> * Add support for .MIPS.options sections (MIPS only).
> * Add support for compound relocations (MIPS only).
> * Add --emit-stub-syms, --no-tls-optimize, --tls-get-addr-optimize
> (PowerPC only).
> * Add -z text-unlikely-segment option.
> * Add plugin support for adding new input files
> In the utilities:
> * Add --debug-dump=links option to readelf and --dwarf=links option to
> which displays the contents of any .gnu_debuglink or
> * Add a --debug-dump=follow-links option to readelf and a
> option to objdump which causes indirect links into separate debug
> info files
> to be followed when dumping other DWARF sections.
> Our thanks go out to all of the binutils contributors, past and
> present, for helping to make this release possible.
> FSF Binutils Project
> PS. Here are the md5 checksums for the release tarballs:
> cc47a2f256b4a593206b4d7e62a60b32 binutils-2.30.tar.bz2
> a332503c7f72ad02f4ef624fac34c4af binutils-2.30.tar.gz
> e64eb5655c6c2caa78677e19c84ba5b5 binutils-2.30.tar.lz
> ffc476dd46c96f932875d1b2e27e929f binutils-2.30.tar.xz
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