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2001-12-21 Tom Rix <>
(gld*_create_output_section_statements): New function.
For -binitfini support.
* emultempl/aix.em (gld*_before_parse): Fix comment.
* emultempl/aix.em (gld*_parse_args): Fix comment.
2001-12-20 Jason Thorpe <>
* configure.tgt (mips*-dec-netbsd*): Delete alias for
(sparc64-*-netbsd*): Add elf32_sparc to targ_extra_emuls.
* configure.tgt (arm-*-netbsdelf*): Add target.
(arm-*-netbsd*): Add armelf and armelf_nbsd to targ_extra_emuls.
* emulparams/ Added.
* Add rules for earmelf_nbsd.
* Regenerate.
2001-12-19 Andreas Jaeger <>,
Susanne Oberhauser <>
* Add rules for x86_64-*linux-gnu. Change
s390x-linux entry to use gcc to report configuration, replace gcc
with $CC in s390-linux
2001-12-19 Andreas Jaeger <>
* ld.texinfo (VERSION): Fix markup.
2001-12-18 matthew green <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add m68kelfnbsd.o.
(m68kelfnbsd.c): New rule.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (m68*-hp-netbsd*): Renamed to ..
(m68*-*-netbsd*4k*): .. this.
(m68*-*-netbsdelf*): New target.
(m68*-*-netbsd*): Also include ELF support.
(m68*-*-netbsdaout*): New alias for m68*-*-netbsd*.
* emulparams/ New emulation.
2001-12-18 Jakub Jelinek <>
* ldgram.y (vers_node): Support anonymous version tags.
* ldlang.c (lang_register_vers_node): Ensure anonymous version
tag is not defined together with non-anonymous versions.
* ld.texinfo: Document it.
2001-12-18 Nick Clifton <>
* po/tr.po: New file: Turkish translation.
* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add tr.
* configure: Regenerate.
2001-12-17 Jason Thorpe <>
* Add rules for eelf64alpha_nbsd.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (alpha*-*-netbsd*): Set
targ_emul to elf64alpha_nbsd.
* emulparams/ Added.
2001-12-17 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Adjust
section_tail when fiddling with section list.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Ensure sentences aren't
broken into separate strings to make translation easier.
* emultempl/mmo.em (mmo_place_orphan): Adjust section_tail when
fiddling with section list.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
2001-12-16 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* scripttempl/ Add .debug_ranges to listed sections.
2001-12-15 Alan Modra <>
* ldmain.c (main): Initialise link_info.eh_frame_hdr.
2001-12-13 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (finish): Supply output_bfd
to bfd_elf*_discard_info.
(longopts): Add --eh-frame-hdr.
(parse_args): Handle it.
(list_options): Add --eh-frame-hdr to help.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (finish): Supply output_bfd
to bfd_elf*_discard_info.
* scripttempl/ (.eh_frame_hdr): Add.
2001-12-13 Alan Modra <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Don't pass shortopts to second call to
getopt functions. Restore optind rather than decrementing before
second call. Remove errind as it now duplicates last_optind.
2001-12-11 Christopher Faylor <>
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Fix typo.
2001-12-07 Geoffrey Keating <>
Richard Henderson <>
* Add support for xstormy16.
* configure.tgt: Add support for xstormy16.
* Regenerate.
* emulparams/ New file.
* scripttempl/ New file.
2001-10-01 Christopher Faylor <>
* (LIB_PATH): Make configurable.
(GENSCRIPTS): Set LIB_PATH in environment.
* Substitute LIB_PATH.
* configure: Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (*cygwin): Set LIB_PATH for cross build.
* (*cygwin): Add /usr/lib/w32api to NATIVE_LIB_DIRS.
2001-12-07 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Insert 'PROGRAM' into the text string
describing the -N option so that it is easier to translate into
foreign languages.
2001-12-05 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/pe.em (..._list_options): Replace multiple fprintf
statements describing a single option with a single, newline
escaped fprintf. This allows better translation into other
* ldmain.c (add_archive_element): Combine multiple strings
into a single string to permit better translation into other
2001-12-05 Tom Rix <>
* Remove eaixppc64.
* Regenerate.
2001-12-04 Tom Rix <>
* emultempl/aix.em (choose_target): Change default target to
OUTPUT_FORMAT for ppcmacos. Add braces to remove compiler
(gld*_read_file): Fix typo.
(change_symbol_mode): Add prototype.
(is_syscall): Same.
* emulparams/ (SYSCALL_MASK, SYMBOL_MODE_MASK): Delete.
* emulparams/ : Same.
* emulparams/ : Same.
* emulparams/ : Delete file.
* emultempl/aix.em : Formatting changes.
2001-12-04 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Set, to yes.
(OTHER_BSS_END_SYMBOLS): Don't refer to .sbss when setting
(OTHER_END_SYMBOLS): Fix formatting.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Set, to yes.
(OTHER_END_SYMBOLS): Fix formatting.
2001-12-04 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (exp_print_token): Correct "table" entry for RSHIFT.
2001-12-02 Tom Rix <>
* configure.tgt : Remove eaixppc64 emulations.
* : Remove eaixppc64.c
* ldemul.c (ldemul_choose_target): New parameters argc, argv.
(ldemul_default_target): Same.
* emultempl/gld960.em (gld960_choose_target): Same.
* emultempl/gld960c.em (gld960_choose_target): Same.
* scripttempl/ Remove OUTPUT_FORMAT.
* emultempl/aix.em (is_syscall): syscall_mask now a variable.
* emultempl/aix.em (gld*_read_file): symbol_mode_mask now a variable.
* emultempl/aix.em (gld*_parse_args): Handle -b32 -b64 emulation.
* emultempl/aix.em (choose_target): New function. Handle emulation of
-b32 and -b64.
2001-11-27 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Set to yes.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (NO_SMALL_DATA): Likewise.
* scripttempl/ (SBSS): New. Define if ${NO_SMALL_DATA}
is not empty.
(SDATA): Likewise.
(REL_SDATA): Likewise.
(REL_SBSS): Likewise.
(REL_SDATA2): Likewise.
(REL_SBSS2): Likewise.
(SBSS2): Define if ${NO_SMALL_DATA} is not empty.
(SDATA2): Likewise.
2001-11-25 Stephane Carrez <>
* scripttempl/ (CTOR, DTOR): Put constructor and
destructor in rom.
* scripttempl/ (CTOR, DTOR): Likewise.
2001-11-22 H.J. Lu <>
* Regenerated with automake based on automake
1.4-8 in RedHat 7.1.
2001-11-22 Alan Modra <>
(config.status): Delete rule.
Add extra dependencies to cover sourced emulparams files.
* Regenerate.
* scripttempl/ Order <section>, <section>.* and
corresponding linkonce sections as seen in input files.
Formatting fixes. Zero vma of all sections if not relocating.
(STACK): Define and insert if STACK_ADDR defined.
(OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Always insert, not just when relocating.
* scripttempl/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* scripttempl/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_RELOCATING_SECTIONS): Delete.
(STACK_ADDR): Define.
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ (OTHER_RELOCATING_SECTIONS): Delete.
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Protect symbol
defines with RELOCATING test.
(OTHER_RELOCATING_SECTIONS): Delete, replacing with..
* emulparams/ As for
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SDATA_SECTIONS): Zero vma
if not relocating.
(OTHER_RELOCATING_SECTIONS): Delete, replacing with..
(OTHER_SECTIONS): ..this. Zero vma if not relocating. Order
normal and linkonce sections as seen in input files.
* emulparams/ (DATA_ADDR): Don't define if EMBEDDED.
(TEXT_DYNAMIC): Likewise.
(INITIAL_READONLY_SECTIONS): Zero vma if not relocating.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_GOT_SECTIONS): Likewise.
(OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise. Order normal and linkonce
sections as seen in input files.
* emulparams/ As for emulparams/
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Zero vma
if not relocating.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_RELOCATING_SECTIONS): Delete.
(OTHER_SECTIONS): Instead, use this..
(OTHER_END_SYMBOLS): ..and this.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Comment.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
* emulparams/ Source, remove duplicates.
2001-11-21 David Heine <>
Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (map_input_to_output_sections): Replace "break"
accidentally removed with 2001-08-03 change.
(lang_gc_sections_1): Likewise.
2001-11-21 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (walk_wild_section): Move sec == NULL case out of loop.
2001-11-20 Angela Marie Thomas <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Use NULL instead
of false when calling lang_size_sections.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_layout_sections_again): Likewise.
2001-11-15 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Only emit this
function when LDEMUL_FINISH isn't set to the same name. Don't
(ld_${EMULATION_NAME}_emulation): Call $LDEMUL_FINISH if defined.
* emultempl/armelf.em (arm_elf_finish): Call
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_finish): Rename to
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish. Call bfd_elf32_discard_info and
hppaelf_layout_sections_again if necessary.
(need_laying_out): New var.
(hppaelf_layaout_sections_again): Rename to
hppaelf_layout_sections_again. Clear need_laying_out.
2001-11-14 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (arm_elf_finish): Renamed from
(LDEMUL_FINISH): Set to arm_elf_finish.
2001-11-14 Daniel Jacobowitz <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): New.
(struct ld_emulation_xfer_struct): Use it.
2001-11-13 Ross Alexander <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_BSS_END_SYMBOLS): Add
additional symbols referenced by newer crt0.o files from HP.
2001-11-12 Anthony Green <>
* emulparams/ (DATA_START_SYMBOLS): New symbol.
2001-11-12 Alfred M. Szmidt <>
* (GENSCRIPTS): Quote ${exec_prefix}.
* Regenerate.
2001-11-02 Stephane Carrez <>
* ld.texinfo: Use @command for commands, @option for options.
* (POD2MAN): Use 'GNU Development Tools' for
the page man title.
* Rebuild.
2001-11-04 Chris Demetriou <>
* configure.tgt (mips*el-*-netbsd*, mips*-*-netbsd*):
Add support for targets.
2001-11-02 Nick Clifton <>
* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add "fr" and "sv"
* configure: Regernate.
* po/fr.po: New file.
* po/sv.po: New file.
2001-11-01 NIIBE Yutaka <>
* configure.tgt (sh-*-linux): Set targ_emul, targ_extra_emuls
as little endian default and to support big endian.
2001-11-01 Chris Demetriou <>
* ld.texinfo (Options): Document new option, -nostdlib.
* lexsup.c (OPTION_NOSTDLIB): New definition.
(ld_options): Add entry for "nostdlib".
(parse_args): Handle OPTIONS_NOSTDLIB.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_add_library_path): Don't add directories
to the search path if they weren't specified on the command line
and -nostdlib was specified.
* ld.h (ld_config_type): New member only_cmd_line_lib_dirs.
2001-10-31 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Prevent infinite parsing loop when
"-rpath.a" is specified on the command line.
Replace calls to fprintf with calls to einfo.
2001-10-31 John Marshall <>
* ld.texinfo: A historical requirement that MEMORY and SECTIONS
appear only once across all the linker scripts involved in a link
invocation no longer applies. Make the documentation reflect
2001-10-31 NIIBE Yutaka <>
* configure.tgt: Supports sh3/sh4/sh3eb/sh4eb-unknown-linux-gnu
(sh-*-linux*): Added targ_extra_libpath.
2001-10-31 David Heine <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Keep a valid output_offset field
for padding statements.
2001-10-30 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* configure.tgt (mmix-*-*): New target.
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf64mmix.o and emmo.o.
Add dependencies to match.
* emulparams/, emulparams/, emultempl/mmo.em,
emultempl/mmix-elfnmmo.em, emultempl/mmixelf.em,
scripttempl/ New files.
* gen-doc.texi: @set MMIX.
* ld.texinfo: Ditto.
[MMIX] Add MMIX node.
* Regenerate.
2001-10-29 Kazu Hirata <>
* ldlang.c: Fix a comment typo.
2001-10-23 Alan Modra <>
* Move alpha*-*-linux-gnu* entry to generic
entries, and match *-*-linux*.
2001-10-20 Alan Modra <>
* ldgram.y (mri_script_command): Surround processing of INCLUDE
with ldlex_script, ldlex_popstate.
(ifile_p1): Likewise.
* ldlex.l (EOF): Don't BEGIN(SCRIPT). Restore lineno from the
correct slot.
(lex_push_file): Save current lineno to lineno_stack. Set lineno
to 1. Don't BEGIN(SCRIPT).
(lex_redirect): Similarly.
* ldmain.c (main): Set yydebug non-zero if YYDEBUG.
2001-10-20 Nick Clifton <>
* scripttempl/ Define __EH_FRAME_BEGIN__ and
__EH_FRAME_END__ and accept eh frames into data section.
Add ctor and dtor sections.
2001-10-19 Danny Smith <>
* pe-dll.c (autofilter_objectlist): Add gcrt0.o.
(auto-export): Fix indentation.
2001-10-18 Danny Smith <>
* pe-dll.c (autofilter_objectlist): Add startup objects
for profiling.
(auto-export): Constify char * p.
Extract file basename and use strcmp rather than ststr
for object lookup.
2001-10-18 Chris Demetriou <>
* ldmain.c (get_emulation): Improve comment about the handling
of -mipsN options.
2001-10-17 Alan Modra <>
* po/ Regenerate.
2001-10-16 Vassili Karpov <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld*_list_options): Remove extra '\t' from
-z nocopyreloc and -z nocombreloc usage strings.
2001-10-12 Vassili Karpov <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld*_list_options): Include -z nocopyreloc
in usage.
2001-10-11 Aleksey Romanov <>
* scripttempl/ Place .bss section after end of aligned
data section to match behaviour of aout code in constructrion of
2001-10-11 Danny Smith <>
* pe-dll.c (autofilter_entry_type autofilter_liblist: Add
startup files for mingw32 dlls to list.
2001-10-10 Chris Demetriou <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Fix shell 'if' usage for portability.
2001-10-08 Aldy Hernandez <>
* configure.tgt (targ): Add arm9e-*-elf.
2001-10-05 H.J. Lu <>
* Fix a typo in the last change.
2001-10-05 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld_*_list_options): Include -z combreloc and
-z nocombreloc in usage.
2001-10-03 Jim Blandy <>
* Include a comment at the top of each generated
script, explaining its purpose.
2001-10-03 Vassili Karpov <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (parse_args): Handle -z nocopyreloc.
* NEWS: Mention -z nocopyreloc.
* ld.texinfo (Options): Describe nocopyreloc.
2001-10-03 Alan Modra <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2001-10-02 Alan Modra <>
* ldver.h (ld_program_version): Remove declaration.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Move printing of copyright message..
* ldver.c (ldversion): .. to here.
(ld_program_version): Remove.
* (Makefile): Depend on bfd/
Run "make dep-am".
* Regenerate.
2001-09-30 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* Update dependencies with "make dep-am".
* Regenerate.
2001-09-29 John Reiser <>
* ldlang.c (lang_common): Conditionally inhibit Common allocation.
* lexsup.c: Add --no-define-common commandline option.
* ldgram.y: Add INHIBIT_COMMON_ALLOCATION script command.
* ldlex.l: Likewise.
* ld.h: Add command_line.inhibit_common_definition.
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize.
* ld.texinfo: Document.
2001-09-29 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (section_already_linked): Remove assignment to kept_section.
2001-09-26 Alan Modra <>
* ldmisc.c (USE_STDARG): Remove.
(info_msg): Define using VPARAMS, VA_OPEN, VA_FIXEDARG, VA_CLOSE.
(einfo): Likewise.
(minfo): Likewise.
(lfinfo): Likewise.
* ldmisc.h: Remove #ifdef ANSI_PROTOTYPES and non-ansi
declarations. Update copyright.
2001-09-24 Charles Wilson <>
* pe-dll.c: Remove obsoleted declaration of
(pe_create_import_fixup): Fix thinko.
* ld.texinfo(enable-auto-import): Clarify the explanation.
2001-09-24 Nick Clifton <>
* pe-dll.c (pe_create_import_fixup): Revert previous patch.
* emultemp/pe.em (pe_data_import_dll): Move definition outside of
DLL_SUPPORT controlled code.
2001-09-24 Charles Wilson <>
* emultempl/pe.em(pe_data_import_dll): Make static.
(pe_get_data_import_dll_name): New accessor function.
* pe-dll.c(pe_create_import_fixup): call
pe_get_data_import_dll_name() from pe.em, instead of
directly accessing pe_data_import_dll variable from pe.em.
2001-09-18 Bruno Haible <>
* deffilep.y: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(def_file_add_directive): Use ISSPACE instead of isspace.
* emultempl/aix.em: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_read_file): Use ISSPACE instead of isspace.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Use ISALNUM instead of
* emultempl/gld960c.em: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gld960_set_output_arch): Use ISUPPER/TOLOWER instead of
* emultempl/sunos.em: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_search_dir): Use ISDIGIT instead of isdigit.
* ldctor.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(ctor_prio): Use ISDIGIT instead of isdigit.
* ldfile.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(ldfile_open_file_search): Use ISALPHA instead of isalpha.
(ldfile_add_arch): Use ISUPPER/TOLOWER instead of
* ldlang.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(stricpy): Use TOLOWER instead of isupper/tolower.
(lang_leave_overlay_section): Use ISALNUM instead of isalnum.
* ldlex.l: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(lex_warn_invalid): Use ISPRINT instead of isprint.
* ldmain.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(main): For gettext, also set the LC_CTYPE locate facet.
(add_keepsyms_file): Use ISSPACE instead of isspace.
* lexsup.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(is_num, parse_args): Use ISDIGIT instead of isdigit.
* mpw-elfmips.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gldelf32ebmip_place_orphan): Use ISALNUM instead of isalnum.
* mpw-eppcmac.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(gldppcmacos_read_file): Use ISSPACE instead of isspace.
* pe-dll.c: Include "safe-ctype.h" instead of <ctype.h>.
(quoteput): Use ISSPACE instead of isspace.
(pe_dll_generate_implib, pe_process_import_defs): Use ISALNUM
instead of isalnum.
2001-09-18 Alan Modra <>
* deffilep.y (def_stash_module): Constify "name" param.
* pe-dll.c: Replace CONST with const throughout.
(quick_symbol): Constify "n1", "n2", "n3" params.
(make_singleton_name_thunk): Constify "import" param. Make
"buffer_len" a size_t.
(make_import_fixup_entry): Constify "name", "fixup_name",
"dll_symname" params.
(pe_get16): Cast args of bfd_seek. Replace bfd_read with bfd_bread.
(pe_get32): Likewise.
(pe_implied_import_dll): Likewise.
* emultempl/beos.em (sort_by_file_name): Constify "ra", "rb".
(sort_by_section_name): Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Move defines for arm_epoc_pe before bfd.h included.
(make_import_fixup): Cast printf arg, rel->address to long rather
than int.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Don't compare NULL against int.
2001-09-15 Alan Modra <>
* ldmain.c (main): Rename BufferSize to ld_bufsz because HPUX
defines BufferSize. Increase buffer size by one.
2001-09-14 Ralf Habacker <>
* pe-dll.c (pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol): Fix memory leak.
2001-09-14 Kevin Lo <>
* configure.tgt: Add arm-openbsd target.
2001-09-12 H.J. Lu <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Move eelf64ppc.o and
eelf64lppc.o to ...
* Regenerated.
2001-09-12 Paul Sokolovsky <>
* emultempl/pe.em(make_import_fixup): change signature to
take asection as well as arelec; we need this for proper
error reporting. Only call pe_create_import_fixup() if
there is no attempt to add a constant addend to the reloc;
otherwise, report error condition.
* pe-dll.c(pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol): change signature,
since final argument is a pointer to make_import_fixup().
Change call to cb() to match make_import_fixup() signature.
(make_import_fixup_mark): make buffer_len unsigned.
* pe-dll.h: change signature of pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol.
2001-09-12 Charles Wilson <>
* ld.texinfo: add verbose documentation for auto-import
direct-addressing workaround, to compliment the terse
error message.
2001-09-12 Andrew MacLeod <>
* scripttempl/ Add gcc_except_table sections.
2001-09-11 Jeffrey A Law (
* emulparams/ Move stack to a much higher memory address.
* emulparams/ Similarly.
2001-09-05 Danny Smith <>
* ld.texinfo (Options, --stack): Correct default value for stack
2001-09-05 Tom Rix <>
* emultempl/aix.em : Handle import file XMC_XO and syscall symbols.
2001-09-03 Andreas Jaeger <>
* emultempl/beos.em: Declare prototypes for comparions functions,
adjust definitions.
2001-09-02 Andreas Jaeger <>
* emultempl/aix.em: Add missing prototype.
* emultempl/lnk960.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vanilla.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/armcoff.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/armelf_oabi.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/beos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/gld960c.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/gld960.em: Likewise.
* emulparams/ (PARSE_AND_LIST_PROLOGUE): Add parameter
for prototype declaration.
2001-08-31 Eric Christopher <>
Jason Eckhardt <>
* ldmain.c (get_emulation): Add support for -mips32 and -mips64.
2001-08-31 Andreas Jaeger <>
* emultempl/pe.em: Add missing prototypes.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Remove extra args to
(pr_sym): Add unused attribute.
2001-08-29 Joel Sherrill <>
* configure.tgt (i[3456]86-*-rtems*, m68*-*-rtems*): Change
default from coff to elf.
2001-08-29 Jeff Law <>
* emulparams/ Resync with Update
ARCH specification.
* emulparams/ Similarly.
2001-08-28 J"orn Rennecke <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eh8300elf.o, eh8300elf.o and
eh8300self.o .
(eh8300elf.c, eh8300helf.c, eh8300self.c): New targets.
* configure.tgt (h8300-*-elf*): New case.
* emulparams/, emulparams/ New files.
* emulparams/ New file.
* Regenerated.
2001-08-28 Nick Clifton <>
* ldmain.c (main): Rename BSIZE to BufferSize to avoid collision
with macro name.
2001-08-27 Linus Nordberg <>
Alan Modra <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf64ppc.o and eelf64lppc.o.
(eelf64ppc.c, eelf64lppc.c): Add make targets.
Run "make dep-am"
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add powerpc64 support. Move pdp11, pjl, pj
entries to correct alphabetical position.
* emulparams/ New.
* emulparams/ New.
2001-08-27 Nick Clifton <>
* ldmain.c (main): Declare BSIZE as static.
2001-08-23 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (place_orphan): Place orphan .rel* sections
into .rel.dyn resp. .rela.dyn if combreloc.
(get_script): If .x linker script is equal to .xn, only put it
once into the binary.
Add .xc and .xsc scripts.
(parse_args): Handle -z combreloc and -z nocombreloc.
* scripttempl/ (.rela.sbss): Fix a typo.
For .xc and .xsc scripts put all .rel* or .rela* input sections
but .rel*.plt and PLT-like sections into .rel.dyn resp. .rela.dyn.
is elf.
Strip trailing whitespace from script.
Generate .xc and .xsc scripts if requested.
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.combreloc and
* lexsup.c (OPTION_SPARE_DYNAMIC_TAGS): Define.
(ld_options): Add --spare-dynamic-tags option.
(parse_args): Likewise.
* ld.texinfo: Document -z combreloc and -z nocombreloc.
* ldint.texinfo: Document .xc and .xsc linker scripts.
* NEWS: Add notes about -z combreloc and SHF_MERGE.
2001-08-22 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ Add a newline.
2001-08-21 Andreas Jaeger <>
* deffilep.y: Add missing prototypes.
* pe-dll.c: Likewise.
2001-08-20 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (insert_pad): Fix typos in last patch.
* ldlang.c: When traversing lang_statement_union_type lists,
consistently use "" rather than "next".
* mpw-eppcmac.c: Likewise.
* emultempl/beos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* ldlang.h (union lang_statement_union): Remove "next" field.
* ldlang.c (insert_pad): Use offsetof macro.
(lang_size_sections): Always neuter padding statements.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_delete_padding_statements): Delete.
* pe-dll.c (pe_dll_fill_sections): Correct type of "relax" param
passed to lang_size_sections.
(pe_exe_fill_sections): Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em (output_prev_sec_find): Copied from elf32.em.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Merge from elf32.em.
2001-08-18 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/aix.em: Formatting fixes.
2001-08-18 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (insert_pad): Make use of an existing pad statement if
available. Move code calculating alignment, adjusting section
alignment power, and adjusting dot to ..
(size_input_section): .. here. Remove unused relax param.
(lang_size_sections): Change boolean `relax' param to boolean *.
Adjust call to size_input_section. Make use of insert_pad to
place pad after the assignment statement. If relaxing, zap
padding statements.
(reset_memory_regions): Reset output_bfd section sizes too.
(relax_again): Move to..
(lang_process): Adjust call to lang_size_sections, and
remove duplicated code.
* ldlang.h (lang_size_sections): Change `relax' param to boolean *.
2001-08-17 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo: Document that fill values now use the four least
significant bytes.
* emulparams/ (NOP): Update.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Update NOP comment.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2001-08-15 Tom Rix <>
* ldgram.y (saved_script_handle): Initialize to NULL.
* ldmain.c (main): Change check on saved_script_handle.
2001-08-14 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Formatting fixes.
(output_prev_sec_find): Test for bfd_ind_section too; do so by
looking at sec->owner.
(output_rel_find): Move function inside LDEMUL_PLACE_ORPHAN test.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Add a few comments. Remove
unused code, and reorganize orphan section placement code.
* ldlang.c (wild_doit): Rename to lang_add_section.
* ldlang.h: Here too.
* mpw-elfmips.c: And here.
* emultempl/beos.em: And here.
* emultempl/elf32.em: And here.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: And here.
* emultempl/pe.em: And here.
2001-08-13 Richard Henderson <>
* emultempl/needrelax.em: New file.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Reference it.
* (eelf64_ia64.c): Depend on it.
* Rebuild.
2001-08-13 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: For SEC_EXCLUDE sections, ensure that
output_section is set non-NULL.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Return
`true' for SEC_EXCLUDE sections so that the generic code doesn't
needlessly create an output_section_statement. Treat a correctly
named output_section_statement with NULL bfd_section as compatible.
2001-08-13 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emultempl/generic.em: Support EXTRA_EM_FILE.
(ld_${EMULATION_NAME}_emulation): Support emulation parameters
2001-08-12 Richard Henderson <>
* scripttempl/, scripttempl/,
scripttempl/, scripttempl/,
scripttempl/ Keep .jcr data.
2001-08-12 H.J. Lu <>
Andrew Haley <>
Nick Clifton <>
* ldgram.y (had_script): Change name to saved_script_handle.
Change type to file handle.
* ld.h (had_script): Rename and retype.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_open_command_file): Save the file handle
used in saved_script_handle.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Do not allow -c option to alter
* ldmain.c (main): Print out the linker script used if
--verbose is given. Check saved_script_handle to obtain the
external linker script used, or if NULL, dump the builtin
* ld.texinfo: Document that --verbose now dumps the linker
script used, regardless of whether it was an internal or an
external script.
2001-08-10 Andreas Jaeger <>
* Add -Wstrict-prototypes and -Wmissing-prototypes
to build warnings.
* configure: Regenerate.
2001-08-09 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (output_prev_sec_find): Add missing prototype.
* scripttempl/ Move non-text .dynamic section before
.plt/.got/.sdata* group.
(OTHER_GOT_SECTIONS): Move to immediately after .got.
* emulparams/ Use OTHER_SDATA_SECTIONS rather than
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
2001-08-08 Alan Modra <>
* Source the emulparams script before each output
script is generated so that variables like `RELOCATING' may affect
variables defined in the emulparams script.
2001-08-04 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/aix.em: ldexp.h,ldlang.h,ldfile.h,ldemul.h go in this
* emultempl/beos.em (sort_sections): Modify for 2001-08-03 change,
ie. iterate over wild_statement.section_list.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
2001-08-03 Stephane Carrez <>
* scripttempl/ (FINISH_CODE, FINISH_RELOC): New to handle
.fini[0-4] sections used by _exit
(CTOR, DTOR): Export ctor/dtor symbols; move them to ROM.
(*.text,*.data,*.bss): Take into account .text.*, .data.*, .bss.*.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2001-08-03 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/beos.em (init): Add the missing initialization.
2001-08-03 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (Input Section Basics): Clarify ordering of output
* ldlang.c (callback_t): Add wildcard_list param.
(walk_wild_section): Remove "section" param. Rewrite for
lang_wild_statement_type change. Remove unique_section_p test.
(walk_wild_file): Remove "section" param.
(walk_wild): Remove "section" and "file" params.
(lang_gc_wild): Likewise.
(wild): Likewise. Modify for lang_wild_statement_type change.
(wild_sort): Likewise. Add "sec" param.
(gc_section_callback): Likewise.
(output_section_callback): Likewise. Do unique_section_p test.
(map_input_to_output_sections): Modify call to wild.
(lang_gc_sections_1): Likewise.
(print_wild_statement): Modify for lang_wild_statement_type
(lang_add_wild): Replace filename, filenames_sorted param with
filespec. Replace section_name, sections_sorted,
exclude_filename_list with section_list.
* ldlang.h (lang_add_wild): Here too.
(lang_wild_statement_type): Replace section_name, sections_sorted,
and exclude_filename_list with section_list.
* ldgram.y (current_file): Delete.
(%union): Add wildcard_list.
(file_NAME_list): Set type to wildcard_list. Build a linked list
rather than calling lang_add_wild for each entry.
(input_section_spec_no_keep): Call lang_add_wild here instead.
* ld.h (struct wildcard_list): Declare.
* mri.c (mri_draw_tree): Modify to suit new lang_add_wild.
2001-08-02 Charles Wilson <>
* ldmain.c (main): initialize link_info.pei386_auto_import
* pe-dll.c: new tables for auto-export filtering
(auto_export): change API, pass abfd for contextual filtering.
Loop thru tables of excluded symbols instead of comparing
"by hand".
2001-08-02 Paul Sokolovsky <>
* pe-dll.c: new variable pe_dll_enable_extra_debug. New
static variable current_sec (static struct sec *). Add
forward declaration for add_bfd_to_link.
(process_def_file): Don't export undefined symbols. Do not
export symbols starting with "_imp__". Call auto_export()
with new API.
(pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol): New function.
(generate_reloc): add optional extra debugging
(pe_dll_generate_def_file): eliminate extraneous initial blank
line in output
(make_one): enlarge symtab to make room for __nm__ symbols
(DATA auto-import support).
(make_singleton_name_thunk): New function.
(make_import_fixup_mark): New function.
(make_import_fixup_entry): New function.
(pe_create_import_fixup): New function.
(add_bfd_to_link): Specify that 'name' argument is a CONST
char *.
* pe-dll.h: declare new variable pe_dll_extra_pe_debug;
declare new functions pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol and
* emultempl/pe.em: add new options --enable-auto-import,
--disable-auto-import, and --enable-extra-pe-debug.
(make_import_fixup): New function.
(pe_find_data_imports): New function.
(pr_sym): New function.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Add optional extra pe
debugging. Call pe_find_data_imports. Mark .idata as DATA, not
2001-08-02 Charles Wilson <>
* ld.texinfo: add additional documentation for
--export-all-symbols. Document --out-implib,
--enable-auto-image-base, --disable-auto-image-base,
--dll-search-prefix, --enable-auto-import, and
* ldint.texinfo: Add detailed documentation on auto-import
2001-07-30 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Simple Assignments): Fix computation in SECTIONS
2001-07-24 Alan Modra <>
* Update dependencies with "make dep-am".
* Regenerate
2001-07-23 Alan Modra <>
* ldcref.c (check_section_sym_xref): New function.
(check_nocrossrefs): Call it.
(check_nocrossref): Interate over h->refs here instead of..
(check_refs): Pass in the symbol name, section, and bfd
rather than hash_entry pointers.
(struct check_refs_info): Keep symbol name rather than hash entry.
Remove "same".
(check_reloc_refs): Tweak for above changes in check_refs_info.
Only report references to section syms when symname is NULL to
prevent duplicate messages for the same reloc.
2001-07-19 Nick Clifton <>
* ldexp.c (exp_print_tree): Use stderr if config.map_file is not
available. Do not print NULL trees.
(exp_print_token): Print unknown tokens with values > 126 as
decimal values not ASCII characters.
* ldlang.c (lang_leave_overlay): If a region is specified assign
it to all sections inside the overlay unless they have been
assigned to the own, non-default, memory region.
* README: Add header for consistency with other README files.
2001-07-14 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (output_prev_sec_find): Never return
bfd_abs_section_ptr, bfd_com_section_ptr nor
2001-07-14 Nick Clifton <>
* (em32relf.c): Change dependency from generic.em to
* Regenerate.
2001-07-14 matthew green <>
* configure.tgt (i386-*-netbsdelf*): New target.
(i386-*-netbsd*): Set targ_extra_emuls to `elf_i386'
2001-07-13 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (output_prev_sec_find): New.
(place_orphan): Use it.
2001-07-11 H.J. Lu <>
* ldmain.c (main): Fix typos in the last change.
2001-07-11 Jakub Jelinek <>
* ldmain.c (main): Disallow -F and -f without -shared.
2001-07-11 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/pe.em (after_open): Check for the output_bfd not
having any coff_data structure allocated to it.
2001-07-09 David O'Brien <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Do not assuming that contents of the buffer
returned from basename function will remain unchanged accross other
function calls.
2001-07-03 H.J. Lu <>
* scripttempl/ (DYNAMIC_PAD): Revert the change made on
2001-07-03. It creates dynamic entries even for static binaries.
2001-07-03 Jakub Jelinek <>
* scripttempl/ (DYNAMIC_PAD): New variable.
(DYNAMIC): Use it to reserve few dynamic entries for
post-linking tools.
2001-06-27 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ New file.
* configure.tgt: hppa*64*-*-linux* uses
* (ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Add ehppa64linux.o
(ehppa64linux.c): Add rule to make it.
Run "make dep-am".
* Regenerate.
2001-06-21 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* ld.texinfo (Options, -r): Mention restrictions when using
different object formats.
2001-06-19 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check): Emit fatal error if relocatable link
between different object flavours with relocations in input.
2001-06-19 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo (-E, --export-dynamic): Mention --version-script.
(--version-script): Mention the language support.
2001-06-19 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check): Revert the change mode on 2001-06-15.
2001-06-18 H.J. Lu <>
* (ld.1): Remove the prefix `$(srcdir)/'.
(diststuff): Add $(MANS).
* Regenerated.
* ld.1: Removed.
2001-06-18 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation):
Update for API change in bfd_elf${ELFSIZE}_size_dynamic_sections.
* mpw-elfmips.c (gldelf32ebmip_before_allocation): Ditto.
* ld.h (args_type): Remove member export_dynamic. All users
changed to use struct bfd_link_info member.
* (ecriself.c, ed10velf.c, ei386moss.c): Depend on
$(srcdir)/emultempl/elf32.em, not $(srcdir)/emultempl/generic.em.
* Regenerate.
2001-06-18 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (init_os): Add the newline to the einfo call.
(lang_check): Likewise.
(lang_do_version_exports_section): Likewise.
2001-06-15 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args); Save optind to report unrecognized
2001-06-15 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check): Emit fatal error if relocatable link
between different object flavours.
* lexsup.c (parse_args) <case OPTION_EXPORT_DYNAMIC, case 'E'>:
Set new link_info member export_dynamic.
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize new link_info member export_dynamic.
2001-06-12 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlang.c (walk_wild): Only call walk_wild_file if
lookup_name returns something.
(lookup_name): If load_symbols fails, return NULL.
(load_symbols): Change to a boolean function.
(open_input_bfds): If load_symbols fails then do not make the
2001-06-08 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (record_bfd_errors): Remove.
* emultempl/aix.em: Fix copyright dates.
2001-06-07 Andreas Jaeger <>
(TEXT_START_ADDR): Likewise.
2001-06-06 Martin Schwidefsky <>
* Set HOSTING_CRT0/HOSTING_LIBS correctly for s/390.
2001-06-05 Danny Smith <>
* emultempl/pe.em (init): Reduce default stack reserve to 0x200000.
2001-05-31 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (open_input_bfds): Don't change the bfd error
handler whilst loading symbols.
2001-05-28 Nick Clifton <>
* configure.tgt: Remove i370-mvs architecture, it is not currently
2001-05-25 H.J. Lu <>
like emulparams/
2001-05-25 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/beos.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Move
setting of output_filename after bfd_scan_arch.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
2001-05-25 H.J. Lu <>
like emulparams/
* emultempl/aix.em (sc): Use ${srcdir}/emultempl/ostring.sed
instead of ${srcdir}/emultempl/stringify.sed.
2001-05-25 Timothy Wall <>
* emulparams/ Change settings to match IBM linker
2001-05-25 Alan Modra <>
* Replace linuxoldld with linux*oldld.
* configure.tgt: Likewise.
2001-05-24 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/stringify.sed: Removed again.
2001-05-24 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/aix.em (OUTPUT_ARCH): Defined.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Initialize
ldfile_output_architecture, ldfile_output_machine and
ldfile_output_machine_name from ${OUTPUT_ARCH} if possible.
* emultempl/beos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/linux.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mipsecoff.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sunos.em: Likewise.
2001-05-24 Tom Rix <>
* emultempl/aix.em : (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_read_file)
udate import file format.
(change_symbol_mode) New, same
(is_syscall) New, same
* emulparams/ : add SYSCALL_MASK and SYMBOL_MODE_MASK
* emulparams/ : same
* emulparams/ : same
* emulparams/ : same
* emultempl/aix.em : use strtoull to parse options
* : add eaixppc64 emulation for xcoff64
* : same
* configure.tgt : same
* scripttempl/ : default text section offset to 0x10000000
default data section offset to 0x20000000
add .sv3264 and .sv64 pseudo sections
loader and debug sections use the currect section offset.
* emultempl/aix.em : Add xcoff64 support
Add -binitfini support
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse) -binitfini
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args) same
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation) format change for special
* emulparams/ : New file for xcoff64 support
2001-05-23 Alexandre Oliva <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (ELF_INTERPRETER_SET_DEFAULT): Use this new
variable to avoid non-portable shell construct.
2001-05-23 Thiemo Seufer <>
* ldmain.c (get_emulation): Add -mips5 command line argument.
2001-05-22 Alexandre Oliva <>
* emulparams/ New, copied from
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation): Use
* configure.tgt (targ_emul, targ_extra_emuls)
[i[3456]86-*-solaris2*, i[3456]86-*-solaris*]: Use elf_i386_ldso
as primary, elf_i386 as extra.
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Added eelf_i386_ldso.o.
(eelf_i386_ldso.c): New rule.
* Rebuilt.
2001-05-22 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Allow -I to be an alias for
--dynamic-linker. This is for Solaris compatability.
* ld.texinfo: Document that -I can be used.
* ld.1: Regenerate.
2001-05-16 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (wild_doit): Use linker_has_input to reliably determine
whether an input section is the first one assigned to an output
Assorted formatting fixes.
2001-05-14 DJ Delorie <>
* (ld.dvi): Search bfd/doc for texinfo files.
* Ditto.
2001-05-11 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Put
.gnu.linkonce.ia64unw{,i} sections into corresponding .IA_64.unwind*
output sections.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Likewise.
2001-05-11 Jakub Jelinek <>
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Call bfd_merge_sections.
2001-05-07 Thiemo Seufer <>
* ldgram.y: Fix typo.
2001-05-03 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Include "libiberty.h".
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_vercheck): Call basename () to get the
basename of the bfd filename.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_stat_needed): Likewise.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_try_needed): Likewise.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_open_dynamic_archive): Likewise.
2001-05-02 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/pe.em: Include <ctype.h>.
2001-05-02 Johan Rydberg <>
* emulparams/ New file.
* Add OpenRISC target.
* Regenerated.
* configure.tgt: Add openrisc-*-* mapping.
2001-05-02 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/aix.em: Replace buystring with xstrdup.
* emultempl/beos.em: Replace buystring with xstrdup.
2001-05-02 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c: Include "libiberty.h".
* ldlex.l: Likewise.
* ldmisc.c (buystring): Removed.
* ldmisc.h: Likewise.
* ldfile.c: Replace buystring with xstrdup.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldlex.l: Likewise.
* ldmain.c: Likewise.
* ldmisc.c: Likewise.
* lexsup.c: Likewise.
* mpw-eppcmac.c: Likewise.
2001-04-30 Andreas Jaeger <>
* emulparms/ (MAXPAGESIZE): Fix value.
2001-04-28 Paul Sokolovsky <>
* ldlang.c (load_symbols): Give emulation a chance
to process unrecognized file before fatal error is
reported, not after.
2001-04-27 Sean McNeil <>
* configure.tgt: Add arm-vxworks target.
* scripttempl/ Support .text or .data as a section name
Define _etext.
2001-04-13 J.T. Conklin <>
* ld.texinfo: Document --fatal-warnings.
* ld.1: Regenerate.
* ldmisc.c (vfinfo): Set flag to inhibit making executable if
warnings have been turned into errors.
* lexsup.c (OPTION_WARN_FATAL): Define.
(ld_options): Entry for --fatal-warnings.
(parse_args): Handle OPTION_WARN_FATAL.
* ld.h (ld_config_type): Add fatal_warnings field.
2001-04-13 Jakub Jelinek <>
* ldmain.c (main): Default to discard_sec_merge.
* lexsup.c (OPTION_DISCARD_NONE): Define.
(ld_options): Add --discard-none.
(parse_args): Handle OPTION_DISCARD_NONE.
* ldlang.c (wild_doit): SEC_MERGE should be set in the output
section only if SEC_MERGE and SEC_STRINGS flags and entsize of
all its input sections match.
2001-04-05 Steven J. Hill <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf32ltsmip.o.
(ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Add eelf64btsmip.o and eelf64ltsmip.o.
(eelf32ltsmip.c): New target.
(eelf64btsmip.c): Likewise.
(eelf64ltsmip.c): Likewise.
* Regenerated.
* configure.tgt (mips*el-*-linux-gnu): Uses traditional MIPS
(mips*-*-linux-gnu*): Likewise.
* emulparams/ New. Traditional little endian
MIPS taget.
* emulparams/ New. Traditional 64bit big endian
* emulparams/ New. Traditional 64bit little
endian target.
2001-04-05 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emulparams/ (EXECUTABLE_SYMBOLS): Cannot provide
correct value of __Stext here.
(TEXT_START_SYMBOLS): Define; always define __Stext, to start of
.startup section.
* emulparams/ Remove FIXME.
2001-04-02 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (MAXPAGESIZE): Set to 64k.
2001-03-27 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* configure.tgt (cris-*-*): Change default emulation to criself.
(cris-*-*aout*): New rule.
2001-03-27 Matthew Wilcox <>
* emulparams/ (MAXPAGESIZE): Set to 0x4000.
2001-03-26 Andreas Jaeger <>
* ld.texinfo (Overview): Fix syntax in texi code.
2001-03-25 Stephane Carrez <>
* ld.texinfo: Put @c man indications to generate the ld man page.
When generating man, define all the variables. Define SEEALSO
and SYNOPSIS. Re-organize some lines to avoid the cross references.
* (MANCONF, TEXI2POD, POD2MAN): New variables.
(ld.1): Generate from ld.texinfo.
* Regenerate.
2001-03-23 Mark Elbrecht <>
* scripttempl/ Support the GCC flags '-ffunction-sections'
and '-fdata-sections'. Set the VMA of STABS sections to zero.
2001-03-17 Ulrich Drepper <>
* emultmpl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_search_needed): If NAME
is an absolute path look only for this file and not along the path.
2001-03-17 Ulrich Drepper <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (OPTION_GROUP): New macro.
Add new option Bgroup to longopts.
(gld*_parse_args): Handle GROUP_OPTION and recognize -z defs.
(gld*_list_options): Add -Bgroup and -z defs.
* ld.1: Document -Bgroup and -z defs.
* ld.texinfo: Likewise.
2001-03-07 Michael Meissner <>
* scripttempl/ (.rodata,.rodata1,.data1,.sdata): Deal
with sections created by -fdata-sections.
(.dynbss,.bss): Ditto.
2001-03-05 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/m68kelf.em (m68k_elf_after_allocation): Call
after_allocation_default, not gld..._before_allocation.
2001-02-27 Alan Modra <>
* configure: Regenerate.
* Run "make dep-am"
* Regenerate.
2001-02-26 Timothy Wall <>
* emulparams/ Add additional read-only sections;
uncomment lines which are now required.
2001-02-26 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (open_input_bfds): Set the bfd error handler so
that problems can be caught whilst loading symbols.
(record_bfd_errors): New function: Report BFD errors and mark
the executable output as being invalid.
2001-02-22 Timothy Wall <>
* Add configuration for ia64-*-aix*.
* (ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Add emulation for ia64-*-aix*.
Add dependencies for eelf64_aix.c.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add ia64-*-aix* mapping.
* emulparams/ Add settings for elf64 on aix5.
2001-02-20 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_open_file): Set entry->search_dirs_flag to
false if we found the file.
2001-02-18 David O'Brien <>
* configure.tgt: Add FreeBSD/Alpha, FreeBSD/x86-64, FreeBSD/ia64,
FreeBSD/PowerPC, FreeBSD/arm, and FreeBSD/sparc64 entries.
2001-02-18 lars brinkhoff <>
* Add PDP-11 target.
* configure.tgt: Likewise.
* emulparams/ New file.
2001-02-17 David O'Brien <>
* Add a generic FreeBSD configuration entry such that
all [modern] FreeBSD systems on all platforms will look the same.
2001-02-14 H.J. Lu <>
* configure.tgt: Remove mention of earmelf_linux26.
2001-02-13 Richard Henderson <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_GOT_SYMBOLS): Remove.
2001-02-13 H.J. Lu <>
* ldexp.h (node_type): Add etree_provided.
* ldexp.c (exp_fold_tree): Handle etree_provided. Set the node
type to etree_provided if defined by PROVIDE. Allow updating
for etree_provided.
(exp_print_tree): Handle etree_provided.
* mpw-elfmips.c (gldelf32ebmip_find_exp_assignment): Handle
2001-02-09 David Mosberger <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Add
.IA_64.unwind.* pattern to unwind table section and
.IA_64.unwind_info* pattern to unwind info section.
2001-02-09 Martin Schwidefsky <>
* Add linux target for S/390.
* Likewise.
* Likewise.
* configure.tgt: Likewise.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
2001-02-09 Jakub Jelinek <>
* configure.tgt (sparc64-*-linux-gnu*): Add elf32_sparc into
(sparc-*-linux-gnu*): Add elf64_sparc into targ_extra_libpath.
2001-02-06 Philip Blundell <>
* Remove mention of earmelf_linux26.
* Regenerate.
2001-02-04 Philip Blundell <>
* emulparams/ (TEXT_START_ADDR): Set to 0x8000.
* emulparams/ Delete.
* configure.tgt: Remove mention of armelf_linux26 emulation.
2001-02-01 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.1: Replace occurances of -oformat with --oformat.
2001-01-25 Jim Driftmyer <>
* ldlang.c (lang_leave_overlay): Don't set lma_region when
load_base is specified.
2001-01-24 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Correct spelling in comments and listed
2001-01-23 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_leave_overlay): Only set lma_region from the
default for the first section of a group of overlay sections.
2001-01-22 Alan Modra <>
* (GENSCRIPTS): Pass exec_prefix.
* Regenerate.
* Use exec_prefix parameter to specify tool lib.
Check for null tool_dir.
2001-01-16 Jim Wilson <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READONLY_SECTIONS): Add IA_64.unwind
2001-01-16 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check): Merge the private data only if the
input file has contents.
2001-01-14 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (OUTPUT_FORMAT): Set to elf32-hppa-linux.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_after_parse): New function,
enabling search for libmilli. On a relocatable link, make .text
sections unique.
(hppaelf_finish): Correct spelling of relocatable in comments.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Don't
rummage through the script for sections on the unique list.
Correct length of strncmp for ".note".
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_check_needed): Rearrange function.
* ldlang.c (unique_section_list): New var.
(unique_section_p): New function.
(walk_wild_section): Don't match sections on unique_section_list.
(lang_add_unique): New function.
Correct spelling of relocatable in comments.
* ldlang.h (struct unique_sections): Declare.
(unique_section_list): Declare.
(unique_section_p): Declare.
(lang_add_unique): Declare.
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Allow --unique to take an optional arg.
(parse_args [OPTION_UNIQUE]): Call lang_add_unique.
* ld.texinfo (--unique): Update.
2001-01-13 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Remove spurious white space.
2001-01-12 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Update copyright date.
2001-01-12 Philip Blundell <>
* Set HOSTING_LIBS appropriately for ix86-cygwin.
2001-01-10 Kazu Hirata <>
* scripttempl/ Fix formatting. Fix a comment typo.
* scripttempl/ Fix formatting.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2000-01-07 David O'Brien <>
* emultempl/elf32.em: Only perform Linux ld hints processing when
targeting Linux.
2001-01-07 Philip Blundell <>
* ld.texinfo (Bug Reporting): Update email address for reports.
2000-12-31 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Set opterr to 0 and detect unparsed long
options by checking for a return value of '?' not -1.
2000-12-28 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (struct ld_option): Add new enum value:
(ld_options[]): Change -omagic, -output and -oformat options
(parse_args): Change parameter 'argc' to unsigned.
Place EXACTLY_TWO_DASHES options into new really_longopts
If getopt_long_only fails, try calling getopt_long using the
really_longopts array.
(help): Print a double dash for both EXACTLY_TWO_DASHES and
TWO_DASHES options.
* ldlex.h: Fix prototype of parse_args.
* ld.texinfo: Document that long options starting with 'o'
must be preceeded by two dashes. Change example of a single
dashed long option from -oformat to -trace-symbol.
2000-12-26 Danny Smith <>
* emultempl/pe.em (OPTION_NO_DEFAULT_EXCLUDES): Define.
(longopts[]): New --no-default-excludes option.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Document.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Handle.
2000-12-13 Michael Sokolov <msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG>
* ldlang.c (new_stat): Revert the last beautification with "innocent"
whitespace, it breaks the K&R C preprocessor.
2000-12-11 DJ Delorie <>
* ld.texinfo: Add notes about --whole-archive and gcc.
2000-11-18 Fred Fish <>
(ld_options): Entry for --allow-shlib-undefined.
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.allow_shlib_undefined
to false.
* ld.texinfo: Document new command line switch.
2000-12-12 Geoffrey Keating <>
.fixup is actually read/write.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Likewise.
2000-12-11 Jan Hubicka <>
* NEWS: Add note about x86_64 architecture.
2000-12-06 Mark Elbrecht <>
* scripttempl/ Use PROVIDE with _etext, _edata, _end.
Set DWARF2 sections to a VMA of zero.
2000-12-01 Joel Sherrill <>
* configure.tgt (arm-*-rtems*, a29k-*rtems*, h8300-*-rtems*):
New targets.
(sparc*-*-rtemself*, sparc*-*-rtemsaout*): New targets.
(sparc*-*-rtems*): Switched from a.out to ELF.
2000-11-30 Jan Hubicka <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf_x86_64.o
(eelf_x86_64.c): New.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add support for x86_64-*-linux-gnu*.
* emulparams/ New.
2000-11-30 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* emulparams/ (ENTRY): Change back to _start.
(TEXT_START_SYMBOLS): Remove conditional setting of __start.
* scripttempl/ Change all RELOCATING not related to
merging non-a.out sections into CONSTRUCTING.
2000-11-28 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.1 (COPYING): Mention that the GNU Free Documentation
License is present in the sources, but not the output, and
also available from the GNU website.
(GNU Free Documentation License): Comment out this section.
2000-11-28 David O'Brien <>
* emulparams/ (ENTRY): Remove leading underscore as ELF
does not use them.
2000-11-25 David O'Brien <>
* ld.1: Remove old date so it does not give the impression the manpage
is way out of date.
2000-11-24 Nick Clifton <>
* configure.tgt (xscale-coff): Add target.
(xscale-elf): Add target.
2000-11-24 Fred Fish <>
* ldmain.c (main): Remove redundant init of config.make_executable
to true.
2000-11-15 Richard Henderson <>
* emulparams/ (MAXPAGESIZE): Typo -- 64k, not 1M.
2000-11-14 Kazu Hirata <>
* scripttempl/ Fix formatting.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2000-11-14 Denis Chertykov <>
* scripttempl/ Fix bug in .eeprom segment.
2000-11-09 Philip Blundell <>
* emultempl/pe.em: Define ___start_SECNAME and ___stop_SECNAME
around orphan sections whose names can be represented in C.
2000-11-07 Jim Wilson <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): New local
hold_sdata. If SEC_SMALL_DATA set, set place to hold_sdata.
2000-11-06 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo: Add GNU Free Documentation License.
* ldint.texinfo: Add GNU Free Documentation License.
* ld.1: Add GNU Free Documentation License.
2000-11-05 Alan Modra <>
* ldlex.l (yy_create_string_buffer): Init yy_is_our_buffer,
yy_is_interactive, yy_at_bol, and yy_fill_buffer.
* (DISTCLEANFILES): Add stringify.sed.
Move 2000-11-02 changes to this file.
* Regenerate.
2000-11-03 Nick Clifton <>
* scripttempl/ Use ${CONSTRUCTING...} to enclose
constructors and destructors.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
2000-11-02 Per Lundberg <>
* (e_i386_chaos.c): New rule.
(ALL_EMULATIONS): Added e_i386_chaos.o.
* emulparams/ New file.
* configure.tgt: Recognise i[3456]86-chaosdev-storm-chaos.
2000-10-20 Jakub Jelinek <>
* emulparams/ (TEXT_START_ADDR,
NONPAGED_TEXT_START_ADDR): Set to 4GB for Solaris targets.
Fix sed invocation, so that it coped with '/' in Solaris 64bit
library path suffix.
Based on patch by Andrew Macleod <>.
2000-10-18 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* scripttempl/ (.text, .data): Pad, with ALIGN (32),
for consecutive sections.
2000-10-17 Chandrakala Chavva <>
* lexsup.c: New option OPTION_TARGET_HELP. Prints all target specific
* ld.texinfo: Added notes about this new option.
2000-10-16 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/pe.em (_after_open): Add tests of return values from
bfd functions. Emit appropriate error messages if necessary.
2000-10-13 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/pe.em (_after_open): Delete 'is2' and 'nsyms'
local variables - they are not used, but leave in the call to
(_open_dynamic_archive): Add #ifdef DLL_SUPPORT around use of
2000-10-12 Charles Wilson <>
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_dll_search_prefix): New variable,
(longopts): New --dll-search-prefix option.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Document.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Handle.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_open_dynamic_archive): When linking
dynamically, search for a dll named '<prefix><basename>.dll'
in preference to 'lib<basename>.dll' if --dll-search-prefix
is specified.
2000-10-12 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (section_already_linked): Set kept_section instead of
2000-10-10 Kazu Hirata <>
* deffile.h: Fix formatting.
* lexsup.c: Likewise.
* mri.c: Likewise.
2000-10-09 Paul Sokolovsky <>
* pe-dll.c (make_one): Do not generate code thunk for DATA
(process_def_file): deduce DATA flag for auto-export sumbols.
2000-10-09 Kazu Hirata <>
* ld.h: Fix formatting.
* ldcref.c: Likewise.
* ldctor.h: Likewise.
* ldemul.c: Likewise.
* ldemul.h: Likewise.
* ldexp.c: Likewise.
* ldexp.h: Likewise.
* ldfile.c: Likewise.
* ldfile.h: Likewise.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldlang.h: Likewise.
* ldmain.c: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c: Revert some formatting fixes.
2000-10-08 Kazu Hirata <>
* pe-dll.c: Fix formatting.
2000-10-05 Kazu Hirata <>
* ldlang.c: Fix formatting.
2000-10-03 DJ Delorie <>
* pe-dll.c (fill_edata): initialize entire block
(make_one): fill in correct section.
2000-10-03 Kazu Hirata <>
* ldexp.c: Fix formatting.
2000-10-02 DJ Delorie <>
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_*_after_open): detect case where there two
import libraries for same dll; rename one to ensure proper link
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file): compare ordinals to -1, not 0; fix
(generate_edata): fix typo
2000-09-29 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* scripttempl/ (ENTRY): Now __start.
(.text): Add default setting for __start.
Remove CONSTRUCTORS handling.
(/DISCARD/): Add .gnu.warning.*.
* emulparams/ (ENTRY): Now __start.
(TEXT_START_SYMBOLS): New; provide __Stext and __start default.
* emulparams/ (OUTPUT_FORMAT): Now elf32-us-cris.
(ENTRY): Now __start.
(EXECUTABLE_SYMBOLS): Add default setting for __start.
2000-09-29 Kazu Hirata <>
* deffile.h: Fix formatting.
* ld.h: Likewise.
* ldcref.c: Likewise.
* ldctor.c: Likewise.
* ldctor.h: Likewise.
* ldemul.c: Likewise.
* ldemul.h: Likewise.
* ldexp.c: Likewise.
* ldexp.h: Likewise.
* ldfile.c: Likewise.
* ldfile.h: Likewise.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldlang.h: Likewise.
* lexsup.c: Likewise.
* mri.c: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c: Likewise.
2000-09-28 Paul Sokolovsky <>
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file): Uninitialized data wasn't
exported with --export-all-symbols switch.
2000-09-28 DJ Delorie <>
* pe-dll.c (fill_edata): rearrange the data so that ordinals and
noname work properly.
2000-09-28 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (HPPA ELF32): New section.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (group_size): New.
(hppaelf_finish): Pass group_size to elf32_hppa_size_stubs.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add --stub-group-size. Duplicate
options to prevent abbreviations matching.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Describe the above. Reformat.
2000-09-21 Michael Sokolov <msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG>
* emultempl/m68kelf.em: Conditionalise the embedded relocs feature
on the m68*-*-elf target. Make it support COFF input objects.
2000-09-21 Kazu Hirata <>
* ldmain.c: Fix formatting.
* ldmisc.c: Likewise.
* ldver.c: Likewise.
* ldwrite.c: Likewise.
2000-09-21 Alan Modra <>
* ldwrite.c (clone_section): Silence gcc warnings.
2000-09-20 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Handle
out of memory failure.
* ldwrite.c (ldwrite): Remove unnecessary einfo arg.
(clone_section): Handle out of memory failures. Rename var to
avoid c++ reserved word.
2000-09-18 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_add_stub_section): Rename
stub_name param to stub_sec_name.
(hppaelf_finish): Modify call to elf32_hppa_size_stubs.
2000-09-10 Michael Sokolov <msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG>
* emultempl/m68kelf.em: New file.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Use it.
* (em68kelf.c): Add dependency on m68kelf.em.
* Regenerate.
2000-09-15 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (DATA_START_SYMBOLS): Provide $global$
only as needed.
2000-09-13 Nick Clifton <>
* ldmain.c (multiple_definition): Disable relaxation if
multiple symbol definitions are encountered - otherwise the
linker could abort with an assertion failure.
2000-09-10 Nick Clifton <>
* mri.c: Fix formatting.
2000-09-07 H.J. Lu <>
* configure: Rebuild.
2000-09-07 H.J. Lu <>
* (lexsup.o): Also depend on $(INCDIR)/demangle.h.
* Rebuild.
2000-09-07 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Fix
broken list handling. Create __start_SECNAME and __stop_SECNAME
when no place-holder. Add some comments. Test both SEC_CODE and
SEC_READONLY for hold_text to prevent .rodata orphan poisoning.
Handle case where no output section statement created.
2000-09-07 Niibe Yutaka <>, Kaz Kojima <>, Alexandre Oliva <>
* configure.tgt (sh-*-linux*): Added.
* Added eshelf_linux and eshlelf_linux.
* Rebuilt.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
2000-09-06 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Don't
try shuffling sections when the orphan happens to be the place
holder. Keep count of unique section names generated so we speed
the search for a new name.
2000-09-06 Alexandre Oliva <>
* configure: Rebuilt with new libtool.m4.
2000-09-05 Nick Clifton <>
* Regenerate.
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
* po/ld.pot: Regenerate.
* ldint.texinfo: Remove CVS revision marker - it foils local
* emultempl/ticoff.em: Remove extraneous comma.
2000-09-05 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_add_stub_section): Add SEC_RELOC
to stub section flags.
(hppa_for_each_input_file_wrapper): New.
(hppa_lang_for_each_input_file): New.
(lang_for_each_input_file): Define to call above.
(multi_subspace): New.
(hppaelf_finish): Pass multi_subspace to elf32_hppa_size_stubs.
(hppaelf_finish): Call elf32_hppa_set_gp.
(hppaelf_set_output_arch): Remove.
* emulparams/ (ELFSIZE): Define.
(MACHINE): Define.
(DATA_PLT): Define.
* ldlang.c: Add missing prototypes, and tidy others. Change CONST
to const throughout. Change `void *' to `PTR' throughout.
(lang_memory_default): Function is local to file, add `static'.
* (ehppaelf.c): Depend on emultempl/elf32.em.
(ehppalinux.c): Likewise.
(earmelf.c): Likewise.
(earmelf_linux.c): Likewise.
(earmelf_linux26.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* ld.h (ld_config_type): Add unique_orphan_sections.
* lexsup.c (OPTION_UNIQUE): Define.
(ld_options): Add "--unique".
(parse_args): Handle it.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Don't
search for an existing output section if unique_orphan_sections is
set. Make use of bfd_get_unique_section_name rather than
duplicating code here.
* ld.texinfo: Describe --unique.
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Make split-by-reloc arg optional. Add
optional arg to split-by-file.
(parse_args): Handle them.
* ld.texinfo: Update description of these options.
* ldwrite.c (clone_section): Pass in the section name. Replace
local code with bfd_get_unique_section_name.
(split_sections): Tidy code and comments. Use a list traversal
more appropriate to the list construction. Handle cooked section
sizes. Split when split_by_reloc reached rather than exceeded.
Track section size and split when split_by_file reached. Fix
link_order_tail (even though it's not used).
(ldwrite): Modify condition for calling split_sections to suit
changed split_by_reloc and split_by_file.
* ldmain.c (main): Init config.split_by_reloc and
config.split_by_file to -1.
* ld.h (ld_config_type): Change split_by_reloc to unsigned.
Change split_by_file to bfd_size_type.
2000-09-02 Nick Clifton <>
* Increase version number to 2.10.91.
* NEWS: Mention new ability to support removal of duplicate DWARF2
debug information.
* configure: Regenerate.
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
2000-09-02 Daniel Berlin <>
* scripttempl/ Add .gnu.linkonce.wi.* to .debug_info
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
* scripttempl/ Ditto.
2000-08-31 Alexandre Oliva <>
* acinclude.m4: Include libtool and gettext macros from the
top level.
* aclocal.m4, configure: Rebuilt.
2000-08-25 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlang.c (open_output): When choosing the target for a
particular endianness, do nothing if the target is not
2000-08-25 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Don't
check -rpath nor LD_RUN_PATH for cross link.
* ld.texinfo: Document the change.
2000-08-24 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* NEWS: Mention support for CRIS.
2000-08-23 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Get
the current runpath list from bfd_elf_get_runpath_list ()
before search.
2000-08-22 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Search
the DT_RPATH/DT_RUNPATH entries for DT_NEEDED after
LD_LIBRARY_PATH for native linker. Display the needed DSO if
trace_file_tries is non-zero.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_try_needed): Report the needed DSO found
if trace_file_tries is non-zero.
* ld.texinfo: Document the usage of DT_RPATH/DT_RUNPATH.
* NEWS: Mention it.
2000-08-14 Jason Eckhardt <>
* NEWS: Mention i860 support.
2000-08-14 Andreas Schwab <>
* scripttempl/ Fix last change to use correct comment
2000-08-10 Geoff Keating <>
* scripttempl/ Add a comment giving the correspondence
between sections, per-datum sections, and linkonce sections. Make
the comment true even for .bss, .sdata, .sdata2, .sbss, and
2000-08-10 Jason Eckhardt <>
* emulparams/ New file.
* configure.tgt: Recognize new target i860-stardent-{sysv4*|elf*}.
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf32_i860.o.
(eelf32_i860.c): New rule.
* Regenerate.
2000-08-10 Nick Clifton <>
* emulparams/ (ENTRY): Add definition.
2000-08-08 Peter Jeremy <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (_after_close): Refer to -rpath not --rpath
in error message.
2000-08-08 Stephane Carrez <>
* scripttempl/ Define __bss_size symbol to indicate
the final size of .bss section.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2000-08-04 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Rename to
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args for consistency. Combine
lastoptind and prevoptind vars, and keep track of last optind.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Rename to
2000-08-03 Rodney Brown <>
* configure.tgt: Select targ_emul=elf_i386 for Unixware 7
2000-07-27 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ (PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS): Removed.
2000-07-28 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/armelf.em: Elide functions common to elf32.em,
ie. most of the file.
(arm_elf_after_open): New. Do arm specific things then call
(arm_elf_before_allocation): New. Call
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation then do arm specifics.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Similarly zap most of this file.
(hppaelf_add_stub_section): Prototype.
(hppaelf_layaout_sections_again): Prototype.
(hook_in_stub): Prototype.
* emulparams/ (TEMPLATE_NAME): Use elf32.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
(NOP): Define.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Fix formatting.
(EXTRA_EM_FILE): Source it.
LDEMUL_FIND_POTENTIAL_LIBRARIES): New shell vars. Add code to
allow functions in this file to be overridden.
* emultempl/m68kcoff.em: Include ldfile.h before ldemul.h.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Reorganize file.
2000-07-27 Ivan Kokshaysky <>
* emulparams/ Implement "-taso" emulation
specific option to fit 64-bit executable in the lower
31-bit address range. This is done by changing start
address of .interp (the very first section of executable)
and then setting EF_ALPHA_32BIT elf header flag.
2000-07-21 Michael Sokolov <msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG>
* emultempl/m68kcoff.em: New file.
* emulparams/ (TEMPLATE_NAME): Use m68kcoff template.
* (em68kcoff.c): Depend on m68kcoff.em rather than
* Regenerate.
2000-07-20 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (longopts): Duplicate "disable-new-dtags"
and "disable-new-dtags" to stop getopt from treating -d/-e as
abbreviations for these options.
2000-07-20 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo: Add documentation for --disable-new-dtags and
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.new_dtags to false.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Add
--disable-new-dtags and --enable-new-dtags.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Likewise.
2000-07-05 Kenneth Block <>
* lexsup.c: Add optional style to demangle switch
* ld.texinfo: Document optional style to demangle switch.
2000-07-20 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add ecrisaout.o, ecriself.o,
(ecrisaout.c, ecriself.c, ecrislinux.c): New rules.
Regenerate dependencies.
* Rebuild.
* configure.tgt (cris-*-*): New target.
* emulparams/, emulparams/,
emulparams/, scripttempl/ New files.
* po/, po/ld.pot: Regenerate.
2000-07-20 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options):
Print out ignored -z options.
2000-07-19 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ (PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS): Removed.
* ldmain.c (main): Clear link_info.flags and link_info.flags_1.
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Comment out 'z'.
(parse_args): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Include "elf/common.h".
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Defined. Handle some -z
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Likewise.
* ld.texinfo: Add documentation for the recognized -z options.
2000-07-19 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_try_needed): Call
bfd_elf_set_dt_needed_soname ().
2000-07-18 DJ Delorie <>
* pe-dll.c (pe_dll_id_target): check object target name also
2000-07-18 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* scripttempl/ (.init): Only do ${INIT_START} and
${INIT_END} if relocating.
(.fini): Likewise ${FINI_START} and ${FINI_END}.
2000-07-16 Charles Wilson <>
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_*_open_dynamic_archive): New search
order for dynamic library '-lfoo' on pei386: libfoo.dll.a,
foo.dll.a, libfoo.a, libfoo.dll, foo.dll. This fixes compatibility
errors introduced by the old dynamic lib search order.
2000-07-17 DJ Delorie <>
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file): auto-export data items also
(pe_process_import_defs): also see if _imp_ form needed
2000-07-12 Charles Wilson <>
* pe-dll.c (make_one): fix a typo in the __imp_ name decoration
for dll import libraries
2000-07-12 Mark Elbrecht <>
* scripttempl/ Support the g++ attribute init_priority in
gcc 2.95.2 and later.
2000-07-11 Kazu Hirata <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Output '\n' after an error
2000-07-10 Alan Modra <>
* ldemul.h (struct lang_input_statement_struct): Remove forward
(struct search_dirs): Likewise.
* ldfile.h (struct lang_input_statement_struct): Likewise.
Protect file from multiple inclusion.
* ldlang.h (LANG_FOR_EACH_INPUT_STATEMENT): Move file_chain
declaration from macro to file scope.
* ldemul.c: ldexp.h,ldlang.h,ldfile.h,ldemul.h go in this order.
* ldgram.y: Likewise here.
* ldlang.c: And here.
* ldmain.c: And here.
* mpw-elfmips.c: And here.
* mpw-eppcmac.c: And here.
* emultempl/aix.em: And here.
* emultempl/armcoff.em: And here.
* emultempl/armelf.em: And here.
* emultempl/armelf_oabi.em: And here.
* emultempl/beos.em: And here.
* emultempl/elf32.em: And here.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: And here.
* emultempl/linux.em: And here.
* emultempl/lnk960.em: And here.
* emultempl/pe.em: And here.
* emultempl/sunos.em: And here.
* mpw-esh.c: And here. Include ldexp.h and ldlang.h too.
* mpw-idtmips.c: Ditto.
* emultempl/generic.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/gld960.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/gld960c.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/mipsecoff.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/ticoff.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/vanilla.em: Ditto.
* pe-dll.c: Include ldfile.h
* ldver.c: Include ldexp.h, ldlang.h, ldfile.h
* mpw-elfmips.c: (gldelf32ebmip_before_allocation): Add missing
arguments to bfd_elf32_size_dynamic_sections call.
(gldelf32ebmip_place_orphan): Add missing arguments to
lang_leave_output_section_statement call.
2000-07-10 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_enable_stdcall_fixup): Protect with
(strhash): Likewise.
(compute_dll_image_base): Likewise.
(pe_undef_found_sym): Likewise.
(pe_undef_cdecl_match): Likewise.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_open_dynamic_archive): Mark the
argument "arch" with ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED.
2000-07-10 Alan Modra <>
* configure.tgt: Remove extraneous hppa*-*-linux-gnu*.
From Ryan Bradetich <>
* ldwrite.c (SSIZE): Remove to cure macro redefinition warning.
2000-07-09 Alan Modra <>
Changes to create multiple linker stubs, positioned immediately
before the section where they are required.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Include elf32-hppa.h.
(stub_sec, file_chain): Delete.
(hppaelf_create_output_section_statements): Don't make a stub
section here.
(hook_stub_info): New struct.
(hook_in_stub): New function.
(hppaelf_add_stub_section): New function.
(hppaelf_finish): Do nothing for relocateable links. Modify the
call to elf32_hppa_size_stubs. Move code for updating section
layout from here...
(hppaelf_layaout_sections_again): here, a new function.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_delete_padding_statements): Fix
broken list handling. Pass in a pointer to the list.
(hppaelf_finish): Update call to hppaelf_delete_padding_statements
for above changes.
(hppaelf_before_parse): Prototype.
(hppaelf_set_output_arch): Prototype.
(hppaelf_create_output_section_statements): Prototype.
(hppaelf_delete_padding_statements): Prototype.
(hppaelf_finish): Prototype.
Merge from elf32.em
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Include ctype.h.
(struct orphan_save): New.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): New.
(output_rel_find): New.
(hppaelf_get_script): Update from elf32.em.
(ld_hppaelf_emulation): Rename to ld_${EMULATION_NAME}_emulation.
Change emulation_name field to "${EMULATION_NAME}". Add
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Reinstate ehppaelf.o, add
ehppalinux.o, sort it. Regenerate dependencies.
(ehppalinux.c): Depend on hppaelf.em
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: targ_emul=hppalinux for hppa*linux
* emulparams/ New.
* emulparams/ (TARGET_PAGE_SIZE): Write in hex.
2000-07-08 Alan Modra <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Copy section name.
2000-07-07 Charles Wilson <>
* emultempl/pe.em: institute the following search order for
dynamic libraries on pei386: libfoo.dll.a, foo.dll.a (import
libs), libfoo.dll, foo.dll (link direct to dll). Fall back to
static lib (libfoo.a) if none of the above are found.
2000-07-07 Mumit Khan <>
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_enable_auto_image_base): New variable.
(longopts): New --{enable,disable}-auto-image-base options.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Document.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse): Handle.
(strhash): New static function.
(compute_dll_image_base): New static function.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_set_symbols): Use.
2000-07-05 DJ Delorie <>
2000-07-01 Koundinya K <>
* configure.tgt: Add traditional mips (mips*-*-sysv4*) target.
* emulparams/ New file.
* Add traditional mips target.
* Rebuild.
2000-07-01 H.J. Lu <>
* (EXTRA_ld_new_SOURCES): Set to deffilep.y for
automake to use YLWRAP.
* Rebuild.
2000-07-01 Alan Modra <>
* (DEP): Fix 2000-06-22. grep after running dep.sed
* Regenerate.
2000-06-30 Timothy Wall <twall@ppc>
* scripttempl/ PAGE N is not implemented, so encode
the page in the upper octet of the address.
2000-06-26 Marek Michalkiewicz <>
* emulparams/ (ARCH): Change to avr:5.
2000-06-24 Alan Modra <>
* NEWS: arm-elf does --gc-sections too.
2000-06-22 Alan Modra <>
* (DEP): grep for leading `/' in DEP1, and fail if we
find one.
* Regenerate.
2000-06-21 H.J. Lu <>
* Rebuild dependency.
* Rebuild.
2000-06-20 H.J. Lu <>
* Rebuild dependency.
* Rebuild.
2000-06-20 Timothy Wall <>
* scripttempl/ New.
* ldlang.c (wild_doit): Propagate SEC_BLOCK flag.
* gen-doc.texi: Add flag for TI COFF.
* ld.texinfo: Add documentation for TI COFF handling switches.
* emultempl/ticoff.em: New. TI COFF handling.
* configure.tgt: Add tic54x target.
* Add tic54x target.
* Ditto.
2000-06-20 Alan Modra <>
* ldmain.c (set_scripts_dir): Correct pointer comparison when
checking for backslashes.
2000-06-19 Alan Modra <>
* NEWS: Move entries not in 2.10 above "Changes in version 2.10".
2000-06-18 Alan Modra <>
* NEWS: Update list of targets supporting --gc-sections.
* scripttempl/ KEEP .eh_frame contents.
* scripttempl/ Same here.
2000-06-18 Stephane Carrez <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Added new emulation for m68hc12
and m68hc11 (elf).
* Rebuild.
* configure.tgt: Recognize m68hc12 and m68hc11.
* scripttempl/ New file.
* emulparams/m68hc12elfb: New emulation.
* emulparams/m68hc12elf: New emulation.
* emulparams/ New file. User configurable emulation
(includes a memory.x script to define the ROM and RAM banks).
* scripttempl/, emulparams/
New configuration files for support of Motorola 68hc11
2000-06-15 Alan Modra <>
* ldmain.c (main): Only change SEC_READONLY for final link.
2000-06-13 H.J. Lu <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2000-06-08 David O'Brien <>
* (VERSION): Update to show this is the CVS mainline.
2000-06-07 Michael Sokolov <msokolov@ivan.Harhan.ORG>
* emultempl/mipsecoff.em (gld{EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Require all
input objects to be ECOFF.
(check_sections): einfo takes %B, not %P, to print a BFD name.
2000-06-05 Michael Matz <>
* ldgram.y (vers_defns): Handle 'extern "C++" { ... }' in
version scripts.
* ldlex.l (V_IDENTIFIER): Accept `::' in symbols.
2000-05-23 Marek Michalkiewicz <>
* emulparams/ (STACK): Define as 0.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Define as last internal SRAM address.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* emulparams/ (STACK): Likewise.
* scripttempl/ (__data_start): Define for gcrt1.
(__stack): Define from ${STACK} for main().
2000-05-26 Alan Modra <>
* Update dependencies with "make dep-am"
* Regenerate.
2000-05-26 Eli Zaretskii <>
* ldmain.c: Include filenames.h.
(set_scripts_dir): Support backslashes in program name.
2000-05-22 Igor Shevlyakov <>
* ldmain.c (main): When deciding if ".text" section should be
read-only, don't forget to reset SEC_READONLY because it
could be already set.
2000-05-22 Thomas de Lellis <>
* ld.1: Add documentation for new command line option:
--section-start <sectionname>=<sectionorg>
This is a generic version of -Ttext etc. which accepts
any section name as a parameter instead of just text/data/
* ld.texinfo: More docs.
* NEWS: More docs.
* lexsup.c: (parse_args): Recognize new command line option.
(ld_options): Add new option.
2000-05-18 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): `i' == `r', not `q'.
2000-05-18 Jeffrey A Law (
* configure.tgt (hppa*64*-*-*): Enable PA64 target.
2000-05-17 S. Bharadwaj Yadavalli <>
Rick Gorton <>
Add support for '-q' == '--emit-relocs' switch.
* ldmain.c (main): Default to false.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Turn on emitrelocations flag if set.
* NEWS: Describe the emitrelocations switch.
* ld.texinfo: Describe the emitrelocations switch.
2000-05-16 Charles Wilson <>
* emultempl/pe.em (_open_dynamic_archive): New function: Search
the library path for "foo.dll" and "libfoo.dll" dynamic libraries
before searching for 'libfoo.a' in response to a '-Bdynamic -lfoo'
link options.
2000-05-15 David O'Brien <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Update the year in the copyright notice.
2000-05-13 Alan Modra <>
* ld.h (gettext, dgettext, dcgettext, textdomain, bindtextdomain):
Replace defines with those from intl/libgettext.h to quieten gcc
2000-05-10 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (open_input_bfds): Don't load the same file within
a group again if the whole archive has been loaded already.
2000-05-03 Alan Modra <>
From Ulf Carlsson <> and Andreas Jaeger <>
* lexsup.c (set_section_start): Use bfd_scan_vma rather than
2000-05-01 Jim Wilson <>
* (ia64-*-linux-gnu*): Change gcc to ${CC}.
host "ia64-*-linux-gnu*".
2000-04-29 Andreas Jaeger <>
* ld.h: Correctly check GCC version.
2000-04-25 Jeffrey A Law (
* Add PA64 support. Add missing dependencies for
PA32 elf support.
* Rebuilt.
* configure.tgt: Add PA64 support (currently disabled).
2000-04-25 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_section): Delete.
(output_rel_find): New function.
(hold_section, hold_use): Delete.
(hold_text, hold_rodata, hold_data, hold_bss, hold_rel,
hold_interp): Make local to place_orphan.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Use lang_output_section_find
rather than place_section to find possible previous use of orphan.
Similarly find the place-holder output sections. Use returned
value from lang_enter_output_section_statement rather than calling
* emultempl/armelf.em: Same here.
* emultempl/pe.em: Similar to above, but no need for output_rel_find.
* ldlang.c (lang_enter_output_section_statement): Return output
section statement.
* ldlang.h (lang_enter_output_section_statement): Change
declaration too.
* ldlang.h (lang_output_section_statement): Export it.
* ldlang.c (lang_output_section_statement): Ditto.
2000-04-24 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Output Section Data): Add note that section data
commands cannot appear outside of section directives.
2000-04-2 Matthew Green <>
* configure.tgt: Add NetBSD/sparc ELF, and NetBSD/sparc64 support.
2000-04-21 Richard Henderson <>
David Mosberger <>
* (ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Add eelf64_ia64.o.
(eelf64_ia64.c): New rule.
* Rebuild.
* configure.tgt (ia64-*-elf*, ia64-*-linux*): New targets.
* emulparams/ New file.
2000-04-21 Richard Henderson <>
* scripttempl/ Place .gcc_except_table.
2000-04-19 Alan Modra <>
* dep-in.sed: Match space at start of file name, not at end.
2000-04-18 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Call
lang_leave_output_section_statement () after calling
lang_enter_output_section_statement ().
* emultempl/armelf.em: Likewise.
2000-04-18 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (struct orphan_save): Add section field.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Use above to keep sections in
better order, and place first orphan section as we did before the
2000-04-12 patch. Ignore ~SEC_ALLOC sections when choosing place.
Don't call make_bfd_section here, let wild_doit do the job for us.
Don't build a statement list when we'll only throw it away.
* emultempl/armelf.em: Ditto.
* emultempl/pe.em: Similarly.
2000-04-14 Geoff Keating <>
* scripttempl/ Remove.
* emulparams/ Use
* emulparams/ Use
* emulparams/ Use
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* Update dependencies. Add elf32ppcsim ad elf32lppcsim.
(ALL_EMULATIONS): Add elf32ppcsim ad elf32lppcsim.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (powerpc-*): Add elf32ppcsim and elf32lppcsim.
2000-04-14 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Process
~SEC_ALLOC sections too. Init start address of debug sections.
* emultempl/armelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Ditto.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Ditto.
Also set all relocateable section start addresses.
2000-04-13 Geoff Keating <>
* scripttempl/ Add support for .sbss2 and .sdata2 sections.
Add new BSS_PLT variable for when .plt need not be contained in
the file. Move _etext so that it is also after .fini, and provide
both etext and _etext with a leading underscore. Mark the start
and end of .sbss.
2000-04-12 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (struct orphan_save): New.
(hold_text, hold_rodata, hold_data, hold_bss, hold_rel,
hold_interp): Make them struct orphan_save.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_section): Modify for new hold_*.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Add new orphan sections to
the end of the relevant section list. Also add associated section
statements to the end of any previous orphan statements.
* emultempl/armelf.em: Similarly.
* emultempl/pe.em: Similarly.
2000-04-11 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (Simple Example): Remove extraneous paragraph.
2000-04-07 Andrew Cagney <>
* (WARN_CFLAGS): Set to -W -Wall by default. Add
--enable-build-warnings option.
* (AM_CFLAGS, WARN_CFLAGS): Add definitions.
*, configure: Re-generate.
2000-04-04 Alan Modra <>
* po/ld.pot: Regenerate.
* lexsup.c (help): Restore translated part of bug string.
* (MKDEP): Use gcc -MM rather than mkdep.
(DEP): Quote when passing vars to sub-make. Add warning message
to end.
(DEP1): Rewrite for "gcc -MM".
Update dependencies.
* Regenerate.
2000-04-03 Alan Modra <>
* ld.h: #include "bin-bugs.h"
* lexsup.c (help): Use REPORT_BUGS_TO.
2000-03-27 Denis Chertykov <>
* configure.tgt (avr-*-*): New target support.
* Likewise.
* scripttempl/ New script file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* Regenerate.
2000-03-09 Andreas Jaeger <>
* (check-DEJAGNU): Also unset LANG.
* Rebuild.
2000-03-06 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Don't crash if we see an empty
2000-03-02 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ Include "getopt.h".
2000-03-01 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* configure.tgt: Remove *-*-aout, *-*-coff, and *-*-netware.
2000-03-01 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ Likewise.
2000-03-01 Nick Clifton <>
* pe-dll.c: Remove unused variables and add ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED
to unused parameters.
* emultempl/pe.em: Add "#ifdef DLL_SUPPORT" around static
functions only used by DLL code.
(_place_orphan): Initialise 'dollar'.
2000-03-01 H.J. Lu <>
* ldmain.c (undefined_symbol): Take one more arg, fatal, to
indicate if the undefined symbol is a fatal error or not.
Don't delete the output file if "fatal" is false.
2000-02-29 H.J. Lu <>
* (check-DEJAGNU): Also pass LIBS="$(LIBS)".
Set LC_COLLATE and LC_ALL to null and export them. It is for
sort which expects the C locale.
Add $(LIBS) to all $(HOSTING_LIBS).
* Rebuild.
2000-02-29 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/{aix.em, armcoff.em, armelf.em, armelf_oabi.em,
beos.em, elf32.em, generic.em, gld960.em, gld960c.em, hppaelf.em,
linux.em, lnk960.em, mipsecoff.em, sunos.em, vanilla.em}
(ld_emulation_xfer_struct): Add missing NULL initialiser for
2000-02-28 Jim Blandy <>
* ldgram.y (exclude_name_list): Don't require a comma to separate
list entries; the lexer considers commas to be valid part of a
filename, so in something like `foo, bar' the comma is considered
part of the first filename, `foo,'.
* ld.texinfo: Update section on EXCLUDE_FILE lists.
2000-02-27 Loren J. Rittle <>
host "i[3456]86-*-freebsdelf*".
2000-02-27 Mark Elbrecht <>
* scripttempl/ Move misplaced semicolons.
2000-02-25 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Remove ehppaelf.o.
(ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Remove eelf64hppa.o.
(eelf64hppa.c, ehppaelf.c): Remove targets.
* Rebuild.
2000-02-25 Alexandre Oliva <>
* configure.tgt (targ_extra_ofiles): Enable elf64_sparc on
GNU/Linux/sparc, but keep the default as 32.
* configure.tgt: Enable elf64_sparc on Solaris7+/sparc. And make
it default if sparcv9 or sparc64.
2000-02-24 Nick Clifton <>
* Add rules to build emipspe.o and earmpe.o.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add targets for arm-wince, sh-pe and mips-pe.
* ldemul.h (ld_emulation_xfer_struct): Add new field:
* ldemul.c (ldemul_find_potential_libraries): New function.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_open_file_search): Allow function to be
(ldfile_open_file): Call ldemul_find_potential_libraries.
* ldfile.h: Add prototype for ldfile_open_file_search.
* pe-dll.c: Add support for ARM, MIPS and SH targets.
* emulparams/ New file. Parameters for mips-pe target.
* emulparams/ New file. Parameters for sh-pe target.
* emultempl/pe.em: Add support for ARM, MIPS and SH DLLs.
(gld_X_find_potential_libraries): New function. Search for
libraries called "*.lib".
* scripttempl/ Add .pdata section.
2000-02-23 Richard Henderson <>
* scripttempl/ Remove dynamic linking hooks.
Add and use memory regions.
2000-02-23 Linas Vepstas (
* emulparams/, scripttempl/ New.
* Add support for Linux/IBM 370.
* configure.tgt: Likewise.
* Regenerate.
2000-02-21 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (print_input_section, print_data_statement,
print_reloc_statement, print_padding_statement, insert_pad,
size_input_section, lang_check_section_addresses,
lang_size_sections, lang_do_assignments, lang_set_startof,
lang_one_common): Change `opb' to unsigned.
(lang_do_assignments): Also change `size' to unsigned.
2000-02-16 Richard Henderson <>
* scripttempl/ Place OTHER_PLT_RELOC_SECTION.
2000-02-16 Timothy Wall <>
* mri.c (mri_draw_tree): Add default LMA region argument to call
to lang_leave_output_section_statement.
* ldlang.h: Update prototypes with LMA region arguments.
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Encapsulate region bounds
checking in os_check_region call.
(os_check_region): New function.
(lang_output_section_statement_lookup): Initialize lma_region.
(lang_leave_output_section_statement): Add LMA region argument.
(lang_leave_overlay): Ditto.
* ldgram.y: Handle LMA region syntax.
* ld.texinfo (Output Section Description): Describe LMA region usage.
* emultempl/armelf.em (gld$place_orphan): Add default value for
lma region in call to lang_leave_output_section_statement.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld$place_orphan): Add default value for
lma region in call to lang_leave_output_section_statement.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld$place_orphan): Add default value for
lma region in call to lang_leave_output_section_statement.
2000-02-04 Timothy Wall <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check_section_addresses): Use bytes instead of
octets when calculating section end addresses.
2000-02-04 Timothy Wall <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Fix typo in ALIGN_N invocation.
2000-02-03 Timothy Wall <>
* ldexp.c (fold_name): Make SIZEOF operator return byte count, not
octet count.
* ldlang.c (print_input_section, print_data_statement,
print_reloc_statement, print_padding_statement): Print target
address values and section sizes as bytes, not octets.
(insert_pad) Calculate padding size in octets, and adjust "dot"
by bytes.
(size_input_section) Always adjust "dot" by bytes, not octets.
(lang_check_section_addresses, lang_do_assignments) Adjust
"dot" by bytes, not octets. Use the larger of the directive size
or octets_per_byte for the number of octets actually allocated in
the output section.
(lang_set_startof) Make sure STARTOF returns a target address.
(lang_one_common) Record size changes in octets.
(lang_abs_symbol_at_end_of) Section end symbol's value is
recorded in target bytes.
* ld.texinfo: Updated description of BYTE, SHORT, LONG, etc.
to be clear about behavior when an octet is smaller than one byte.
2000-01-27 Alan Modra <>
* ldcref.c (output_cref): Don't pass message strings to printf
as format arg.
Update copyright.
* ldmisc.c (vfinfo): Same here.
Update copyright.
2000-01-23 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/{armcoff.em,armelf.em,armelf_oabi.em,beos.em,
mipsecoff.em,sunos.em,vanilla.em} (ld_emulation_xfer_struct):
Add missing NULL initialisers, and comments.
2000-01-21 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Fix typo in comment.
2000-01-18 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Also update the current
address of a region if the SEC_NEVER_LOAD bit is not set.
2000-01-10 Philip Blundell <>
* configure.tgt (arm*-*-conix*): New target.
2000-01-07 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Options): Remind users to preceed linker command
line switches with -Wl, (or whatever is appropriate) if it is
being invoked by a comnpiler driver program.
Fix description of the behaviour of the -n command line switch.
2000-01-05 Catherine Moore <>
* ld.h (wildcard_spec): Change exclude_name to exclude_name_list.
(name_list): New.
* ld.texinfo (EXCLUDE_FILE): Update documentation.
* ldgram.y (wildcard_spec): Support a list of excluded_files.
(exclude_name_list): New.
ldlang.c (walk_wild_section): Support list of excluded files.
(print_wild_statement): Likewise.
(lang_add_wild): Likewise.
* ldlang.h (lang_wild_statement_type): Likewise.
* scripttempl/ (OTHER_EXCLUDE_FILES): Support.
2000-01-04 Mumit Khan <>
* pe-dll.c (pe_dll_warn_dup_exports): New variable.
(process_def_file): Use.
(pe_dll_compat_implib): New variable.
(make_one): Use.
* pe-dll.h: Add exports of pe_dll_warn_dup_exports and
* emultempl/pe.em (longopts): Add warn-duplicate-exports and
compat-implib options.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): List new options.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_parse_args): Handle.
* pe-dll.c (pe_dll_generate_implib): Use the correct name for output
* deffilep.y (opt_name): Allow "." in name.
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