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2008-12-23 Jon Beniston <>
* Add LM32 object files and dependencies.
* Regenate.
* NEWS: Record that support for LM32 has been added.
* configure.tgt: Add LM32 targets.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
2008-12-23 Tristan Gingold <>
* (EXTRA_DIST): Add deffilep.c and deffilep.h
* Regenerate.
2008-12-23 Nick Clifton <>
* NEWS: Remove mention of support for STT_IFUNC.
2008-12-18 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-12-10 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (params): Init new field.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS_CASES): Handle --num-regions.
2008-12-10 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (params): New var, used instead of various others.
Adjust use throughout file.
(spu_after_open): Call spu_elf_setup.
(spu_place_special_section): Tidy.
(spu_elf_load_ovl_mgr): Return total size of sections loaded. Move
code setting overlay section alignment to..
2008-12-03 Nick Clifton <>
* NEWS: Mention new feature.
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file): Replace use of redundant
* scripttempl/ Add .rel.ifunc.dyn and .rela.ifunc.dyn
2008-12-02 Kai Tietz <>
* pe-dll.c (make_runtime_pseudo_reloc): Make symtab big enough to
hold relocations.
2008-11-27 M R Swami Reddy <>
* emultempl/cr16elf.em (cr16_after_open): New function to handle
CR16 ELF embedded reloc creation (ld --embedded-relocs).
(check_sections): New function.
* emulparams/ (EMBEDDED): Define.
2008-11-26 Alan Modra <>
PR 7047
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_new_vers_pattern): Update
for changes to struct bfd_elf_version_expr.
* ldlang.c (lang_vers_match, version_expr_head_hash): Likewise.
(version_expr_head_eq, lang_finalize_version_expr_head): Likewise.
(lang_register_vers_node): Likewise.
(lang_new_vers_pattern): Likewise. Ensure "literal" is set when
no glob chars found in "pattern".
(realsymbol): Correct backslash quote logic.
* ld.texinfo (VERSION): Warn about global wildcards.
2008-11-24 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_record_phdrs): Don't add orphans to PT_INTERP header.
2008-11-19 Nick Clifton <>
* fdl.texi: Update to v1.3
* ld.texinfo: Change license to v1.3.
2008-11-17 Ulrich Weigand <>
* configure.tgt [spu-*-elf*]: Set NATIVE_LIB_DIRS to '/lib'.
2008-11-17 Nick Clifton <>
* ldver.c: Update copyright year.
2008-11-14 Kai Tietz <>
* emultempl/pep.em (..._before_parse): initialize
pei386_runtime_pseudo_reloc by version 2.
(make_import_fixup): Use relocation size to read addend.
* emultempl/pe.em (..._before_parse): initialize
pei386_runtime_pseudo_reloc by version 1.
* pe-dll.c (pe-dll.h): Remove useless include.
(make_runtime_pseudo_reloc): Change addend to use bfd_vma.
Handle the two variants of pseudo-relocation.
(pe_create_import_fixup): Change addend to type bfd_vma.
Modify for the two pseudo_relocation variants.
(runtime_pseudp_reloc_v2_init): New static variable.
* pe-dll.h (pe_create_import_fixup): Change addend argument type
to bfd_vma.
* pep-dll.h (pep_create_import_fixup): Likewise.
* NEWS: Add comment.
2008-11-14 Alan Modra <>
* (spu_ovl.o_c): Add missing line continuations.
* Regenerate.
2008-11-06 Joel Sherrill <>
* configure.tgt: Add m32c-*-rtems* and m32r-*-rtems*.
2008-11-03 Bob Wilson <>
* emulparams/ (NO_REL_RELOCS): Set.
* scripttempl/ (NO_REL_RELOCS, NO_RELA_RELOCS)
(NON_ALLOC_DYN): Import changes from
2008-10-25 Nick Clifton <>
PR 6945
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Do not update the VMAs of
output sections when performing a relocatable link on COFF
2008-10-22 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (arm_elf_after_open): Move check for using a
non-arm output target from here...
(arm_elf_create_output_section_statements): ... to here, so that
the check is made at the earliest possible opportunity.
2008-10-22 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (TEMPLATE_NAME): "generic", not "elf32".
(EXTRA_EM_FILE): Define.
2008-10-22 Alan Modra <>
Handle these defines.
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/ (NO_REL_RELOCS): Set.
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/,
* emulparams/, * emulparams/ (NO_RELA_RELOCS): Set.
2008-10-22 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_output_section_find_by_flags): Handle non-alloc
* emultempl/elf32.em (enum orphan_save_index): Add orphan_nonalloc.
(hold): Likewise.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Handle non-alloc orphans.
2008-10-22 Bernhard Reutner-Fischer <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Correct typo in
help text of --be8.
2008-10-20 Alan Modra <>
* ldemul.h (ldemul_place_orphan): Update prototype.
(struct ld_emulation_xfer_struct <place_orphan>): Likewise.
* ldemul.c (ldemul_place_orphan): Return pointer to output
section statement.
* emultempl/beos.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/mmo.em (mmo_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
2008-10-08 Nick Clifton <>
* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add "id".
* configure: Regenerate.
* po/id.po: New Indonesian translation.
2008-10-05 Alan Modra <>
PR 6943
* scripttempl/ (.bss): Set lma when relocating.
(.bss, .noinit): No need to set vma when relocating.
(.text, .bss, ,noinit): Set vma to zero when not relocating.
2008-10-04 Alan Modra <>
PR 6931
* ldemul.c (ldemul_place_orphan): Add "constraint" param.
* ldemul.h (ldemul_place_orphan): Update prototype.
(struct ld_emulation_xfer_struct <place_orphan>): Likewise add param.
* ldlang.c (unique_section_p): Make static.
(lang_output_section_statement_lookup): Optimise creation of SPECIAL
(lang_insert_orphan): Add "constraint" param. Pass to
(init_os): Don't use an existing bfd section for SPECIAL sections.
(lang_place_orphans): Don't rename unique output sections, instead
mark their output section statements SPECIAL.
* ldlang.h (lang_insert_orphan): Update prototype.
(unique_section_p): Delete.
* emultempl/beos.em (place_orphan): Add "constraint" param.
* emultempl/elf32.em (place_orphan): Likewise. Don't match existing
output sections if set.
* emultempl/pe.em (place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/mmo.em (mmo_place_orphan): Update.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (spu_place_special_section): Update.
2008-10-03 Alan Modra <>
PR 6931
* ldemul.c (ldemul_place_orphan): Add "name" param.
* ldemul.h (ldemul_place_orphan): Update prototype.
(struct ld_emulation_xfer_struct <place_orphan>): Likewise.
* ldlang.c (lang_place_orphans): Generate unique section names here..
* emultempl/elf32.em (place_orphan): ..rather than here. Don't
directly use an existing output section statement that has no
bfd section.
* emultempl/pe.em (place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/beos.em (place_orphan): Adjust.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (spu_place_special_section): Adjust
place_orphan call.
* emultempl/genelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): New function.
2008-09-30 Joseph Myers <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_GOT_RELOC_SECTIONS): Add .rela.opd
and .rela.branch_lt.
2008-09-30 Alan Modra <>
* Run "make dep-am".
* Regenerate.
2008-09-29 Peter O'Gorman <>
Steve Ellcey <>
* configure: Regenerate for new libtool.
* aclocal.m4: Ditto.
* Ditto.
2008-09-29 Kai Tietz <>
* pe-dll.c (make_import_fixup_entry): Make sure reloc is addend.
2008-09-29 Nick Clifton <>
* po/vi.po: Updated Vietnamese translation.
2008-09-25 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (fold_binary): Evaluate rhs when lhs not valid.
2008-09-11 Jan Kratochvil <>
* Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-09-09 Peter Rosin <> (tiny change)
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_find_data_imports): Add trailing newline
to warning message.
* emultempl/pep.em (pep_find_data_imports): Likewise.
2008-09-08 H.J. Lu <>
2008-09-07 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/beos.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Updated.
* emultempl/sunos.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation): Likewise.
2008-09-08 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add a marker for the 2.19 features.
2008-09-07 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.h (lang_output_section_find): Define.
(lang_output_section_statement_lookup): Update prototype.
* ldlang.c (lang_output_section_find,
lang_output_section_statement_lookup_1): Merge into..
(lang_output_section_statement_lookup): Update all callers.
(process_insert_statements): Set constraint negative
for output section statements we might be inserting. Make error
fatal on not finding insertion section.
(lang_output_section_find): Rather than comparing
output_section_statement.constraint against -1, test whether
it is postive.
(lang_output_section_statement_lookup_1): Likewise.
(output_prev_sec_find, strip_excluded_output_sections): Likewise.
(lang_record_phdrs): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em (output_rel_find): Likewise.
* NEWS: Mention INSERT.
2008-08-26 Nick Clifton <>
PR 6727
* emultempl/armelf.em (arm_elf_set_bfd_for_interworking): Scan all
input sections in all input bfds and always select the last
suitable one, so that interworking stubs are always processed
after all other input sections.
(arm_elf_before_allocation): Remove redundant use of
output_has_begun flag.
2008-08-24 Alan Modra <>
* Update a number of obsolete autoconf macros.
* configure: Regenerate.
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
2008-08-21 Jan Kratochvil <>
PR ld/6833
* ldexp.c (fold_binary <DATA_SEGMENT_ALIGN>): Do not align
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): New variable OLD_BASE. Rename
OLD_MIN_BASE to MIN_BASE with the former alignment from `ldexp.c'.
Use OLD_BASE now for the minimal base check after the base decrease by
the maximum alignment found.
2008-08-17 Alan Modra <>
PR 6478
* ldcref.c (check_local_sym_xref): Use bfd_generic_link_read_symbols.
Don't free symbol pointer array.
(check_refs): Likewise.
* ldmain.c (warning_callback): Likewise.
* ldmisc.c (vfinfo): Likewise.
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file): Likewise.
(pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol, generate_reloc): Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_find_data_imports): Likewise.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (pep_find_data_imports): Likewise.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Likewise.
* ldlang.h (lang_input_statement_type): Delete asymbols, symbol_count,
passive_position, closed.
* ldlang.c (new_afile): Don't set asymbols and symbol_count.
* ldmain.c (add_archive_element): xcalloc lang_input_statement_type.
2008-08-15 Alan Modra <>
PR 6526
* Regenerate.
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-08-09 Alan Modra <>
PR 6753
* ldmain.c (check_for_scripts_dir, set_scripts_dir): Delete.
(main): Don't set_scripts_dir here.
* ldfile.c (check_for_scripts_dir, find_scripts_dir): New functions,
largely based on ldmain.c versions.
(ldfile_find_command_file): Set up search in script dir here without
affecting library search.
* (ldmain.o): No need to define SCRIPTDIR.
(ldfile.o): New rule.
* Regenerate.
2008-08-08 Anatoly Sokolov <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eavr25.o, eavr31.o, eavr35.o,
and eavr51.o.
Add rules for eavr25.c, eavr31.c, eavr35.c, eavr51.c.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (avr-*-*, targ_extra_emuls): Add avr25, avr31, avr35
and avr51.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
2008-08-08 Richard Sandiford <>
Daniel Jacobowitz <>
* emulparams/ (GOT): Define, moving .got.plt to...
two variables.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emultempl/mipself.em: Include ldctor.h, elf/mips.h and elfxx-mips.h.
(is_mips_elf): New macro.
(stub_file, stub_bfd): New variables.
(hook_stub_info): New structure.
(hook_in_stub): New function.
(mips_add_stub_section): Likewise.
(mips_create_output_section_statements): Likewise.
(mips_before_allocation): Likewise.
(real_func): New variable.
(mips_for_each_input_file_wrapper): New function.
(mips_lang_for_each_input_file): Likewise.
(lang_for_each_input_file): Define.
2008-08-08 Alan Modra <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_open_file_search): Use concat.
(try_open): Don't use a fixed size pathname buffer.
(ldfile_find_command_file): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_open_dynamic_archive): If
using EXTRA_SHLIB_EXTENSION, don't open twice.
2008-08-04 Alan Modra <>
* ( Set LC_ALL=C.
* Regenerate.
* po/ Regenerate.
2008-08-03 Alan Modra <>
* (spu_ovl.o): Merge rule into..
(spu_ovl.o_c): ..this one. Only run cpp for spu target.
* Regenerate.
2008-08-02 Jan Kratochvil <>
Include the spu_ovl ASCII form in the repository files.
* emultempl/spuelf.em: No longer use `bin2c', use now `spu_ovl.o_c'.
* (eelf32_spu.c): Depend now on `spu_ovl.o_c'.
($(srcdir)/emultempl/spu_ovl.o_c): New target.
($(srcdir)/emultempl/spu_ovl.o): Rename to...
(spu_ovl.o): ...this one.
* Regenerate.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.o_c: New file.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.o: File removed.
2008-07-31 Takashi Ono <>
* pe-dll.c (generate_relocs): Don't generate relocs for
undefined weak symbols.
2008-07-31 Jan Kratochvil <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em: Abort on the missing required `spu_ovl.o'.
2008-07-30 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/pe.em, emultempl/pep.em: Silence gcc warnings.
2008-07-18 Joseph Myers <>
* ld.texinfo (--no-wchar-size-warning): Document new ARM option.
* emultempl/armelf.em (no_wchar_size_warning): New.
(arm_elf_create_output_section_statements): Pass
no_wchar_size_warning to arm_elf_create_output_section_statements.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add no-wchar-size-warning.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): List --no-wchar-size-warning.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS_CASES): Handle --no-wchar-size-warning.
2008-07-15 Jie Zhang <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SECTIONS): Define.
2008-07-12 Craig Silverstein <>
PR ld/6741
* Check for, and include, libz.a if it is present.
* configure: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
2008-07-12 Jie Zhang <>
2008-07-12 Jie Zhang <>
* (eelf32bfin.c): Depend on bfin.em.
(eelf32bfinfd.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* gen-doc.texi: Set Blackfin.
* ld.texinfo: Document --sep-code and Blackfin specific
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.sep_code.
* lexsup.c (enum option_values): Add OPTION_SEP_CODE.
(ld_options[]): Add --sep-code.
(parse_args): Deal with --sep-code.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Define.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SECTIONS): Define.
* emultempl/bfin.em: New file.
2008-07-12 Jie Zhang <>
* (eelf32bfin.c): Depend on bfin.em.
(eelf32bfinfd.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* gen-doc.texi: Set Blackfin.
* ld.texinfo: Document --sep-code and Blackfin specific
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.sep_code.
* lexsup.c (enum option_values): Add OPTION_SEP_CODE.
(ld_options[]): Add --sep-code.
(parse_args): Deal with --sep-code.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Define.
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SECTIONS): Define.
* emultempl/bfin.em: New file.
2008-07-09 Danny Smith <>
*pe-dll.c (autofilter_symbolprefixlist): Excude all symbols
starting with ".".
(autofilter_symbolsuffixlist): Exclude "_NULL_THUNK_DATA".
(autofilter_symbollist_generic): Don't check for ".text".
(autofilter_symbollist_i386): Likewise.
2008-07-07 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (elf32_arm_add_stub_section): Use
* emultempl/avrelf.em (avr_elf_create_output_section_statements):
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_add_stub_section): Likewise.
* emultempl/m68hc1xelf.em (m68hc11elf_add_stub_section): Likewise.
* emultempl/m68kcoff.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Likewise.
* emultempl/m68kelf.em (m68k_elf_after_open): Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (ppc_add_stub_section): Likewise.
* emultempl/sh64elf.em (sh64_elf_${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation):
2008-07-06 Nathan Sidwell <>
* ld.texinfo (File Commands): Document that INCLUDE can be used in
several different places.
* ldgram.y (statement, memory_spec, section): Allow INCLUDE.
(memory, memory_spec_list): Simplify BNF
(memory_spec_list_opt): New rule.
* ldlex.l (INCLUDE): Recognize in EXPRESSION.
2008-06-20 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Make "can not
build overlay stubs" a fatal error.
2008-06-17 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-06-17 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (extra_stack_space): New variable.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Pass it to spu_elf_check_vma.
PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS_CASES): Handle --extra-stack-space.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.S: Mask interrupts during dma and update of
overlay manager structures.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.o: Regenerate.
2008-06-16 Hans-Peter Nilsson <>
* ld.texinfo (@node MMIX): For the __.MMIX.start. prefix, only
mention it as being special for global symbols.
2008-06-12 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlang.c (print_output_section_statement): If the output section
statement has an update_dot_tree expression, apply it to
(print_input_section): Do not update print_dot if it would move
print_dot backwards.
(lang_do_assignments_1): If the output section statement has an
update_dot_tree expression apply it to dot.
2008-06-07 Alan Modra <>
* NEWS: Mention archive:path patterns.
* ld.texinfo: Likewise.
* ldlang.c: Formatting throughout.
(archive_path): Only assume "[A-Za-z]:" is a dos drive.
(input_statement_is_archive_path): New function, extracted from..
(walk_wild_consider_section): Match archive:path here too.
(init_map_userdata, sort_def_symbol): Convert to ISO C.
* ldmain.c (main): Set link_info.path_separator.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (choose_target): Don't set it here.
2008-06-06 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (name_match): New function.
(unique_section_p, walk_wild_consider_section): Use it here.
(walk_wild_section_general): And here.
(archive_path): New function.
(walk_wild): Match archive:path filespecs.
(open_input_bfds): Don't load archive:path files.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (choose_target): Set path_separator.
* emulparams/ Add ._ea.* sections to ._ea output.
2008-06-04 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Orphan Sections): Fix texi typo.
2008-06-04 Chris Metcalf <>
* lexsup.c (option_values): Add OPTION_NO_WARN_FATAL.
(ld_options): Add entry for --no-fatal-warnings.
(parse_args): Handle OPTION_NO_WARN_FATAL.
* ld.texinfo (Options): Document new command line switch.
2008-06-04 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (spu_elf_relink): Correct --no-auto-overlay arg.
2008-06-02 Nathan Sidwell <>
* ldlang.c (closest_target_match): Skip generic big and little
endian ELF targets.
2008-05-31 Evandro Menezes <>
PR ld/6430
* ld.h (enum sort_order): New.
* ldlang.c (lang_check: Fix comment.
(lang_common): Sort commons in ascending or descending order.
(lang_one_common): Likewise.
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Have --sort-common take an option
(parse_args): Handle argument to --sort-common.
* ld.texinfo (--sort-common): Document new optional argument.
* NEWS: Mention new feature.
2008-05-28 Christophe Lyon <>
* ld.texinfo: State that farcalls stubs are supported for ARM-EABI
2008-05-27 Kai Tietz <>
* pe-dll.c (fill_edata): Make sure we calculate vma's in
type bfd_vma.
(generate_reloc): Likewise.
(pe_implied_import_dll): Likewise.
2008-05-21 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/6519
* ld.texinfo (Orphan Sections): Mention that the linker will
provide start and stop symbols for orphaned sections if their
names are valid C identifiers.
* NEWS: Add an addendum to the description of the linker feature
for providing orphan section start and end symbols.
2008-05-21 Maxim Kuvyrkov <>
* (--enable-got): New option. Handle it.
* configure: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
* emultempl/m68kelf.em: (got_handling_target_default): New shell
(GOT_HANDLING_DEFAULT): New macro. Initialize it from configure
option if one was given.
(got_handling): New static variable.
(elf_m68k_create_output_section_statements): New static function
implementing hook.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_PROLOGUE): Define shell variable.
(OPTION_GOT): New macro.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Define shell variable. Specify
--got option.
(got): New linker option.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Define shell variable. Print help string
for --got option.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS_CASES): Define shell variable. Handle --got
* ld.texinfo: Document --got=<type> option.
* gen-doc.texi: Add M68K.
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
2008-05-21 Evandro Menezes <>
PR ld/6430
* ld.texinfo (--sort-common): Correct documentation to indicate
that sorting is performed by alignment, not size, biggest
alignment first.
2008-05-21 Christophe Lyon <>
Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (ARM): Document --stub-group-size=N option.
Move description of --pic-veneer option into the ARM section.
* NEWS: Mention the support for long function calls.
2008-05-15 Christophe Lyon <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (build_section_lists): New function.
(stub_file): Define.
(need_laying_out): Define.
(group_size): Define.
(hook_stub_info): Define.
(hook_in_stub): New function.
(elf32_arm_add_stub_section): New function.
(gldarm_layout_sections_again): New function.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Replace arm_elf_finish(). Generate
stubs for long calls if needed.
(arm_elf_create_output_section_statements): create stub_file bfd.
(arm_for_each_input_file_wrapper): New function.
(arm_lang_for_each_input_file): New function.
(lang_for_each_input_file): Define.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add option stub-group-size.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Add option stub-group-size.
(LDEMUL_FINISH): Update to gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish.
* lang.c (print_input_statement): Skip if bfd has
2008-05-14 Alan Modra <>
* Regenerate.
2008-05-09 Kai Tietz <>
* emultempl/pep.em (compute_dll_image_base): Use bfd_vma instead
of long and change return type to bfd_vma.
(definfo): Change type of address from long to bfd_vma.
(set_pep_value): Replace strtoul to strtoull.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_set_symbols): use bfd_vma instead of long..
* pe-dll.c (pe_dll_generate_def_file): Use fprintf_vma to print
(quick_reloc): Change argument address from int to bfd_size_type.
2008-05-08 Tom Tromey <>
* ld.texinfo (PowerPC64 ELF64): Fix typo.
2008-05-08 Alan Modra <>
* (OTHER_SECTIONS): Add "._ea".
* If building with spu support, put ".data.spehandle"
sections at the start of ".data" and provide a symbol to locate
the directory of embedded spe programs.
2008-05-08 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (exp_print_token): Add ABSOLUTE, MIN_K, ASSERT_K. Correct
(fold_binary <SEGMENT_START>): Set expld.result.section to
current section. Expand comment. Formatting.
(fold_name <DEFINED>): Set expld.result.section to current section.
2008-04-28 Nathan Sidwell <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Don't check LMA overflow on
non-load sections.
2008-04-25 Michael Frysinger <>
* configure.tgt (bfin-*-linux-uclibc*): Set targ_emul to elf32bfinfd
and targ_extra_emuls to elf32bfin.
2008-04-23 Paolo Bonzini <>
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-04-03 Kai Tietz <>
* scripttempl/ Align start of symbol __CTOR_LIST__.
2008-04-08 Alan Modra <>
* po/ Regenerate.
2008-04-08 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (auto_overlay, auto_overlay_file,
auto_overlay_fixed, auto_overlay_reserved, my_argc, my_argv): New vars.
(spu_before_allocation): Warn on --auto-overlay and existing overlays.
(struct tflist, clean_tmp): Move.
(new_tmp_file): New function, extracted from..
(spu_elf_open_overlay_script, spu_elf_relink): New function.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Pass a bunch of --auto-overlay params.
Warn on --auto-overlay and zero local store.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_choose_target): New function to stash argv.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add entries for new options.
2008-04-03 Kai Tietz <>
PR ld/6026
* pe-dll.c (make_head): Fix iat and thunk addend offset.
2008-03-31 Nick Clifton <>
* po/fr.po: Updated French translation.
2008-03-24 Ian Lance Taylor <>
The sha1 code is now in libiberty.
* sha1.c: Remove.
* sha1.h: Remove.
* (CFILES): Remove sha1.c.
(HFILES): Remove sha1.h.
(OFILES): Remove sha1.o.
(ld_new_SOURCES): Remove sha1.c.
(sha1.o): Remove target.
* Rebuild.
2008-03-20 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em: Update calls to elf32-spu.c funcs.
2008-03-17 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
* configure: Likewise.
* Likewise.
2008-03-14 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Protect
spu_elf_build_stubs with is_spu_target.
2008-03-13 Alan Modra <>
* Run "make dep-am".
* Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
2008-03-06 Joseph Myers <>
Roman Zippel <>
* emulparams/ (GENERATE_PIE_SCRIPT): Define.
2008-02-22 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/5785
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Honour the setting of an
lma_region even if there is no vma region set, or the vma region
is the same as the lma region.
2008-02-18 Nick Clifton <>
* scripttempl/ (ENTRY): Do not define when performing a
relocatable link.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2008-02-16 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/5761
* ldexp.c (fold_name <LOADADDR>): Check result of evaluating
load_base before calling make_abs.
2008-02-15 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/alphaelf.em (alpha_after_open): Use elf_object_id.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_create_output_section_statements):
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (ppc_create_output_section_statements):
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em (is_ppc_elf32_vec): Delete. Replace all
uses with..
(is_ppc_elf): ..this new macro.
2008-02-15 Alan Modra <>
* ldmain.h (output_bfd): Delete.
* ldmain.c (output_bfd): Delete.
Replace all occurrences of output_bfd with link_info.output_bfd.
* ldcref.c: Likewise.
* ldctor.c: Likewise.
* ldemul.c: Likewise.
* ldexp.c: Likewise.
* ldfile.c: Likewise.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldmisc.c: Likewise.
* ldwrite.c: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c: Likewise.
* emultempl/aix.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/alphaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/armcoff.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/armelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/avrelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/beos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf-generic.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/gld960.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/irix.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/linux.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/lnk960.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/m68hc1xelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mmix-elfnmmo.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mmo.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/scoreelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sh64elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/spuelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sunos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vanilla.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vxworks.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/xtensaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/z80.em: Likewise.
* ldlang.c (open_output): Don't return output, instead write
link_info_output_bfd directly.
* emultempl/alphaelf.em: Replace occurrences of link_info.hash->creator
with link_info.output_bfd->xvec.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/spuelf.em: Likewise.
2008-02-07 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (new_afile): Don't pass unadorned NULL to concat.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_add_library_path): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em (check_ld_elf_hints, check_ld_so_conf): Likewise.
* emultempl/lnk960.em (lnk960_before_parse): Likewise.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (embedded_spu_file): Likewise.
2008-02-07 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spu_ovl.S: Use low bit of _ovly_table.size as
a "present" bit rather than low bit of .buf. Correct indexing
into _ovly_buf_table. Use relative loads and stores to access
overlay manager local vars.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.o: Regenerate.
2008-02-04 H.J. Lu <>
PR 5715
* configure: Regenerated.
2008-01-31 Marc Gauthier <>
* configure.tgt (xtensa*-*-*): Recognize processor variants.
2008-01-28 Fabian Groffen <>
* configure.tgt (x86_64-*-solaris2): Add support for this target.
2008-01-28 Vincent Riviere <>
PR ld/5652
* Check for the existence of BASH_LINENO not just
the BASH shell before generating line numbers in the emulation
2008-01-28 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/spu_ovl.S: Rewrite.
* emultempl/spu_ovl.o: Regenerate.
* emultempl/spuelf.em (toe): Delete.
(spu_place_special_section): Add param to control section placement.
Adjust callers.
(spu_elf_load_ovl_mgr): Adjust for struct _spu_elf_section_data
(spu_before_allocation): Adjust spu_elf_size_stubs call.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Adjust spu_elf_build_stubs call.
2008-01-25 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/5670
* ldlang.c (process_insert_statements): Silence gcc 4.1 alias
2008-01-25 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (INSERT): Describe.
* ldgram.y (ldgram_in_script, ldgram_had_equals): Delete.
(INSERT_K, AFTER, BEFORE): Add as tokens.
(ifile_p1): Handle INSERT statements.
(saved_script_handle, force_make_executable): Move to..
* ldmain.c:
(previous_script_handle): New global var.
* ldmain.h (saved_script_handle, force_make_executable): Declare.
(previous_script_handle): Likewise.
* ldlex.l (INSERT_K, AFTER, BEFORE): Add tokens.
* lexsup.c (parge_args <-T>): Set previous_script_handle.
* ldlang.c (lang_for_each_statement_worker): Handle insert statement.
(map_input_to_output_sections, print_statement): Likewise.
(lang_size_sections_1, lang_do_assignments_1): Likewise.
(insert_os_after): New function, extracted from..
(process_insert_statements): New function.
(lang_process): Call it.
(lang_add_insert): New function.
* ldlang.h (lang_insert_statement_enum): New.
(lang_insert_statement_type): New.
(lang_statement_union_type): Add insert_statement.
(lang_add_insert): Declare.
2008-01-18 Bob Wilson <>
* scripttempl/ Merge ENTRY and
changes from
2008-01-16 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Simplify SEC_NEVER_LOAD test.
2008-01-16 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.h (lang_afile_asection_pair_statement_enum): Delete.
(lang_afile_asection_pair_statement_type): Delete.
(lang_statement_union_type): Delete afile_asection_pair_statement.
* ldlang.c (lang_insert_orphan): Delete case handling the above.
(map_input_to_output_sections, print_statement): Likewise.
2008-01-15 Kaz Kojima <>
with __data_start.
* emulparams/ (DATA_START_SYMBOLS): Likewise.
2008-01-15 Alan Modra <>
PR 5604
* ldlang.c (lang_gc_sections): Move code to set SEC_KEEP on entry
syms to _bfd_elf_gc_keep.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (ppc_before_allocation): Don't call
ppc64_elf_edit_opd if no_opd_opt.
2008-01-11 Tristan Gingold <>
Eric Botcazou <>
* ldlang.c (lang_end): Warns if the entry point is not found when
Emit an error if no root is specified when --gc-sections -r.
* ld.texinfo (Options): Document that --gc-sections is compatible
with -r and -q.
* ldmain.c (main): Do not error out if -r and --gc-sections.
* scripttempl/ Emit ENTRY command only if relocating.
2008-01-10 Daniel Jacobowitz <>
PR ld/5533
* ldlang.c (lang_end): Issue a warning for a missing start symbol
of a shared library if the symbol was specified on the command
2008-01-10 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (--gc-sections): Describe linker behaviour.
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