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2010-12-31 Robert Millan <>
Richard Sandiford <>
* configure.tgt: Recognize mips-freebsd and mips-kfreebsd-gnu.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* Add build rules for `eelf32btsmip_fbsd.c',
`eelf32btsmipn32_fbsd.c', `eelf32ltsmip_fbsd.c',
`eelf32ltsmipn32_fbsd.c', `eelf64btsmip_fbsd.c' and
* Regenerate.
2010-12-30 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ New.
* configure.tgt (targ64_extra_emuls): Add elf32_x86_64 for
(targ_extra_libpath): Likewise.
(targ_extra_emuls): Add elf32_x86_64 for x86_64-*-linux-*.
(targ_extra_libpath): Likewise.
* (ALL_64_EMULATION_SOURCES): Add eelf32_x86_64.c.
(eelf32_x86_64.c): New.
* Regenerated.
2010-12-20 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/12327
* ld.texinfo (Expression Section): Describe treatment of numbers
and absolute symbols.
* ldemul.c (after_open_default): Look up __ld_compatibility.
* ldexp.c (fold_name): Convert absolute symbols to numbers when
inside output section definitions, or when __ld_compatibility >= 221.
(exp_fold_tree_1): Convert numbers to absolute when not in output
section definition and __ld_compatibility < 221. Don't always
convert values outside an output section definition to absolute.
* ldexp.h (uses_defined): Comment.
* ldlang.c (ld_compatibility): New variable.
* ldlang.h (ld_compatibility): Declare.
* emultempl/aix.em, * emultempl/armcoff.em, * emultempl/beos.em,
* emultempl/elf32.em, * emultempl/genelf.em, * emultempl/lnk960.em,
* emultempl/m68kcoff.em, * emultempl/mmo.em, * emultempl/pe.em,
* emultempl/pep.em, * emultempl/sunos.em, * emultempl/z80.em: Call
after_open_default from after_open function.
2010-12-20 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/12001
Revert 2010-11-03 Nick Clifton
* ldlang.c (ldlang_def_chain_list): Delete.
(insert_defined, ldlang_add_def, lang_place_defineds): Delete.
(lang_process): Don't call lang_place_defineds.
(lang_add_assignment): Don't do anything special for --defsym.
* ldexp.h (struct ldexp_control): Add uses_defined.
(exp_fold_tree_no_dot): Declare.
* ldexp.c (exp_fold_tree): Clear uses_defined.
(exp_fold_tree_no_dot): Likewise. Make global.
(fold_name <DEFINED>): Set uses_defined.
(exp_fold_tree_1 <etree_assign>): Define symbol during first phase
even when the value being assigned isn't valid.
* ldlang.c (open_input_bfds): Process assignment statements.
(lang_process): Bump lang_statement_iteration.
(scan_for_self_assignment): Formatting.
(print_assignment): Style.
2010-12-15 H.J. Lu <>
* (GENSCRIPTS): Add @enable_initfini_array@.
Add --enable-initfini-array.
* ld.h (sort_type): Add by_init_priority.
* ld.texinfo: Document SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY.
* ldgram.y (SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY): New.
(wildcard_spec): Handle SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY.
* ldlang.c (get_init_priority): New.
(compare_section): Use get_init_priority for by_init_priority.
* ldlex.l (SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY): New.
* scripttempl/ Support ENABLE_INITFINI_ARRAY.
* Regenerated.
* aclocal.m4: Regenerated.
* Likewise.
* configure: Likewise.
2010-12-13 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (load_symbols): Correct last change.
2010-12-12 H.J. Lu <>
* ldlang.c (load_symbols): Optimize for add_archive_element.
2010-12-09 Mike Frysinger <>
* .gitignore: New file.
2010-12-06 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Add -flto and -flto-partition= for
GCC LTO option compatibility.
2010-12-06 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12288
* plugin.c (message): Don't add the trailing `\n' for
2010-12-06 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12288
* testplug.c: Remove the trailing `\n' from TV_MESSAGE.
2010-12-06 Dmitry Gorbachev <>
PR ld/12288
* plugin.c (message): Use putchar for the trailing `\n'.
2010-12-06 H.J. Lu <>
Dmitry Gorbachev <>
PR ld/12289
* ldmain.c (main): Don't call plugin_call_cleanup.
* plugin.c (plugin_call_cleanup): Make it static.
(message): Don't call plugin_call_cleanup.
(plugin_load_plugins): Call xatexit with plugin_call_cleanup.
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12289
* plugin.c (message): Call plugin_call_cleanup on fatal
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (message): Add a space after `:' in error message.
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (asymbol_from_plugin_symbol): Add the trailing `\n'
to einfo.
(get_symbols): Likewise.
(plugin_notice): Likewise.
(plugin_multiple_definition): Likewise.
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12288
* plugin.c (message): Add the trailing `\n'.
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_open_file_search): Check maybe_archive instead
of is_archive.
* emultempl/aix.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/linux.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sunos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vms.em: Likewise.
* ldlang.c (new_afile): Set maybe_archive instead of is_archive..
* ldlang.h (lang_input_statement_struct): Replace is_archive
with maybe_archive.
2010-12-05 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12277
* plugin.c (asymbol_from_plugin_symbol): Properly convert LTO
plugin visibility to ELF visibility.
(is_visible_from_outside): Re-indent.
2010-12-04 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Align lma using same alignment
as for vma.
2010-12-03 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Fix a typo in comments.
2010-12-01 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.h: Re-indent.
2010-11-30 Joel Sherrill <>
* configure.tgt: Add sparc64-rtems.
2010-11-26 Alan Modra <>
* po/ja.po: Update.
2010-11-25 Alan Modra <>
* po/bg.po: Update.
* po/es.po: Update.
* po/fi.po: Update.
* po/ja.po: New.
* po/zh_CN.po: Update.
2010-11-25 Jan Hubicka <>
* scripttempl/ Group .text.exit, text.startup and
2010-11-23 Matthias Klose <>
* For --enable-gold, handle value `default' instead of
`both*'. Always install ld as, install as ld if gold is
the default.
* configure: Regenerate.
2010-11-21 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c: Re-indent plugin code.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldmain.c: Likewise.
* plugin.c: Likewise.
2010-11-20 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12246
* plugin.c (asymbol_from_plugin_symbol): Set alignment of
common symbol to 1 for For ELF targets.
2010-11-20 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/12247
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Properly report loading plugin error.
2010-11-19 Dave Korn <>
* plugin.c (is_visible_from_outside): New function.
(get_symbols): Use it.
2010-11-16 Jie Zhang <>
* (eelf32bfinfd.c, eelf32bfin.c): Depend on bfin.em.
* Regenerated.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Set.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Likewise.
* emultempl/bfin.em: New.
2010-11-16 Yasuaki Taniguchi <>
* emultempl/pe.em (_list_options): Correct typo.
* emultempl/pep.em (_list_options): Likewise.
2010-11-08 Thomas Schwinge <>
* Add stanza for *-*-gnu*.
2010-11-05 Pierre Muller <>
* emultempl/spuelf.em (new_tmp_file): Fix wrong first parameter.
2010-11-05 Tristan Gingold <>
* po/ld.pot: Regenerate
* po/ Regenerate
2010-11-05 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add marker for 2.21.
2010-11-05 Dave Korn <>
* plugin.h (plugin_active_plugins_p): New prototype.
(is_ir_dummy_bfd): Delete prototype.
* plugin.c: Fix formatting issues.
(is_ir_dummy_bfd): Make static.
(plugin_active_plugins_p): New function.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Use it to save work if no plugins
are loaded. Always close file descriptor after claim handler returns.
* ldmain.c (add_archive_element): Likewise.
2010-11-05 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_add_section): Distinguish ELF treatment of NOLOAD.
(map_input_to_output_sections): Likewise.
(lang_size_sections_1): Likewise.
(lang_check_section_addresses): Likewise.
2010-11-04 Kai Tietz <>
* scripttempl/ (.debug_types): New.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2010-11-04 Alan Modra <>
* plugin.c (is_ir_dummy_bfd): Don't segfault on NULL abfd.
2010-11-03 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/12001
* ldlang.c (ldlang_def_chain_list): New variable. Contains a list
of symbols defined via the --defsym command line option and
currently waiting assignment.
(insert_defined): Add a defined symbol to the symbol table.
(ldlang_add_def): Add a entry to the ldlang_def_chain_list.
(lang_place_defineds): Walk ldlang_def_chain_list defining the
(lang_process): Call lang_place_defineds.
(lang_add_assignment): If the assignment has come from a --defsym
command line option then call lang_add_def.
2010-11-03 Alan Modra <>
* (eelf64hppa.c): Correct dependencies.
* Regenerate.
2010-11-02 H.J. Lu <>
* scripttempl/ Include compressed DWARF debug
* 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.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2010-10-29 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Set BFD_DECOMPRESS after
bfd_openr returns.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_try_needed): Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Include compressed DWARF debug sections.
2010-10-28 Alan Modra <>
* ldfile.c (find_scripts_dir): Don't look in absolute SCRIPTDIR.
2010-10-28 Matthias Klose <>
* ld.texinfo: Add directory section for info document.
* ldint.texinfo: Likewise.
2010-10-28 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_new_vers_pattern): For
--no-undefined-version, don't report dot sym versions added by ld.
2010-10-28 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.h (ldlang_add_undef): Add cmdline param.
* ldlang.c (undef_from_cmdline): New var.
(ldlang_add_undef): Add cmdline param. Set undef_from_cmdline.
(lang_end): Really require -e or -u from command line on
relocatable --gc-sections.
* ldemul.c (after_parse_default): Adjust ldlang_add_undef call.
* ldgram.y (extern_name_list_body): Likewise.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Likewise.
* emultempl/aix.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_read_file): Likewise.
2010-10-25 Alan Modra <>
* plugin.c (plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Set bfd_use_reserved_id.
2010-10-22 Rainer Orth <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
* emulparams/ (OUTPUT_FORMAT): Set to
* emulparams/ (OUTPUT_FORMAT): Set to
2010-10-22 Alan Modra <>
* ldwrite.c (build_link_order <lang_data_statement_enum>): Don't
output when section has no contents.
(build_link_order <lang_reloc_statement_enum>): Likewise.
2010-10-21 Joseph Myers <>
* emulparams/ (ATTRS_SECTIONS): Use
.c6xabi.attributes, not __TI_build_attributes.
2010-10-20 Dave Korn <>
* plugin.c (get_symbols): Check symbol type correctly.
2010-10-15 Dave Korn <>
* If <dlfcn.h> can't be found, try for <Windows.h>
* configure: Regenerate.
* Likewise.
* plugin.c [!HAVE_DLFCN_H && HAVE_WINDOWS_H] (dlopen): Provide
trival LoadLibrary-based replacement for Windows systems.
[!HAVE_DLFCN_H && HAVE_WINDOWS_H] (dlsym): Likewise trivial
replacement based on GetProcAddress.
[!HAVE_DLFCN_H && HAVE_WINDOWS_H] (dlsym): Likewise FreeLibrary.
* sysdep.h: Don't infer presence of <dlfcn.h> from ENABLE_PLUGINS
anymore, use its own guard.
2010-10-15 Dave Korn <>
* plugin.c (add_input_file): Take copy of input string.
(add_input_library): Likewise.
(set_extra_library_path): Likewise.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 6/6).
* ldlang.c (load_symbols): Handle bfd subsitution when calling the
add_archive_element callback.
* ldmain.c (add_archive_element)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Offer the archive
member to the plugins and if claimed set "subsbfd" output parameter to
point to the dummy IR-only BFD.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 5/6).
* plugin.c (asymbol_from_plugin_symbol): If the bfd is an ELF bfd,
find the elf symbol data and set the visibility in the st_other field.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 4/6).
* ldlang.c (lang_process)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Move invocation of
plugin_call_all_symbols_read to before setting of gc_sym_list, and
open any new input files that may have been added during it.
* ldmain.c (multiple_definition)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Call out to
plugin_multiple_definition and let it have first say over what to do
with the clashing definitions.
* plugin.c (no_more_claiming): New boolean variable.
(plugin_cached_allow_multiple_defs): Likewise.
(add_input_file): Implement.
(add_input_library): Likewise.
(set_extra_library_path): Likewise.
(plugin_call_claim_file): Don't do anything when no_more_claiming set.
(plugin_call_all_symbols_read): Set it. Disable link info
"allow_multiple_definition" flag, but cache its value.
(plugin_multiple_definition): New function.
* plugin.h (plugin_multiple_definition): Add prototype.
* testplug.c (addfile_enum_t): New enumerated typedef.
(add_file_t): New struct typedef.
(addfiles_list): New variable.
(addfiles_tail_chain_ptr): Likewise.
(record_add_file): New function.
(parse_option): Parse "add:", "lib:" and "dir:" options and call it.
(onall_symbols_read): Iterate the list of new files, libs and dirs,
adding them.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 3/6).
* ldmain.c (notice)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Call plugin_notice.
* plugin.c (non_ironly_hash): Add new bfd hash table.
(plugin_load_plugins): Exit early if no plugins to load. If plugins
do load successfully, set notice_all flag in link info.
(get_symbols): Implement.
(plugin_load_plugins): Exit early if no plugins to load, else after
loading plugins successfully enable notice_all mode.
(init_non_ironly_hash): Lazily init non_ironly_hash table.
(plugin_notice): Record symbols referenced from non-IR files in the
non_ironly_hash. Suppress tracing, cref generation and nocrossrefs
tracking for symbols from dummy IR bfds.
* plugin.h: Fix formatting.
(plugin_notice): Add prototype.
* testplug.c (dumpresolutions): New global var.
(parse_options): Accept "dumpresolutions".
(onall_symbols_read): Get syms and dump resolutions if it was given.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 2/6).
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Don't return early
during compat checks if they pass, instead offer any successfully
opened and accepted file to the plugin claim file hooks chain. Create
a dummy bfd to accept symbols added by the plugin, if the plugin
claims the file.
* ldlang.c (lang_process)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Call plugin all symbols
read hook chain before ldemul_after_open.
* ldlang.h (struct lang_input_statement_struct): Add new single-bit
'claimed' flag.
* plugin.c (IRONLY_SUFFIX): New macro for dummy bfd file suffix.
(IRONLY_SUFFIX_LEN): Length of the above string.
(plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): New function to create the dummy bfd used
to store symbols for ir-only files.
(is_ir_dummy_bfd): New function to check if a bfd is ir-only.
(asymbol_from_plugin_symbol): New function converts symbol formats.
(add_symbols): Call it to convert plugin syms to bfd syms and add
them to the dummy bfd.
* plugin.h: Add missing include guards.
(plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Add prototype.
(is_ir_dummy_bfd): Likewise.
* testplug.c (TV_MESSAGE): New helper macro.
(struct claim_file): New struct.
(claim_file_t): New typedef.
(tag_names[]): Make static and const.
(claimfiles_list): New variable.
(claimfiles_tail_chain_ptr): Likewise.
(last_claimfile): Likewise.
(record_claim_file): Record a file to claim on a singly-linked list.
(parse_symdefstr): Parse an ASCII representation of a symbol from a
plugin option into the fields of a struct ld_plugin_symbol.
(record_claimed_file_symbol): Use it to parse plugin option for
adding a symbol.
(parse_option): Parse claim file and add symbol options.
(dump_tv_tag): Use TV_MESSAGE.
(onload): Likewise.
(onclaim_file): Make static. Use TV_MESSAGE. Scan list of files to
claim and claim this file if required, adding any symbols specified.
(onall_symbols_read): Make static and use TV_MESSAGE.
(oncleanup): Likewise.
2010-10-14 Dave Korn <>
Apply LD plugin patch series (part 1/6).
* Add AC_CHECKs for file io and dlfcn headers and
functions and AC_SEARCH for -ldl.
(enable_plugins): New shell variable set if above tests find dlopen
(ENABLE_PLUGINS): Add related automake conditional.
* configure: Regenerate.
* Likewise.
* (PLUGIN_C): Declare plugin C source file, conditional
on ENABLE_PLUGINS being defined.
(PLUGIN_H): Likewise for header file.
(PLUGIN_OBJECT): Likewise for object file.
(PLUGIN_CFLAGS): Likewise -D flag required to compile plugin support.
(ld_new_SOURCES): Use PLUGIN_C.
(noinst_LTLIBRARIES)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Declare test plugin.
(libldtestplug_la_SOURCES)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Add automake definition
for test plugin.
(libldtestplug_la_CFLAGS)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Likewise.
(libldtestplug_la_LDFLAGS)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* sysdep.h: Include stdarg.h, unistd.h and one of fcntl.h or
sys/file.h where available. Include dlfcn.h when ENABLE_PLUGINS.
(O_RDONLY): Supply default definition likewise to bfd's sysdep.h
(O_WRONLY): Likewise.
(O_RDWR): Likewise.
(O_ACCMODE): Likewise.
(O_BINARY): Likewise.
(SEEK_SET): Likewise.
(SEEK_CUR): Likewise.
(SEEK_END): Likewise.
* ldmisc.c (vfinfo): Make non-static. Add %p format char.
* ldmisc.h (vfinfo): Declare extern prototype.
* lexsup.c (enum option_values)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Add new entries for
(ld_options[])[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Add option data for the above two.
(parse_args)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Handle them, and load all plugins once
option parsing is complete.
* ldmain.c (main)[ENABLE_PLUGINS]: Call plugin cleanup hooks just
after lang_finish.
* plugin.c: New source file.
* plugin.h: Likewise new header.
* testplug.c: New source file.
2010-10-12 Rainer Orth <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
* emultempl/solaris2.em (elf_solaris2_before_allocation): Renamed
basever_syms to global_syms.
Emit global_syms into .dynamic section for all executables and
shared objects.
(elf_solaris2_after_allocation): New function.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ Use it.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* (eelf32_sparc_sol2.c): Depend on
(eelf64_sparc_sol2.c): Likewise.
(eelf_x86_64_sol2.c): Likewise.
(eelf_i386_sol2.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
2010-10-06 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo: Update description of computation of VMA and LMA
addresses for output sections.
2010-10-06 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* (ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Fix typo in last commit.
* Regenerate.
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Rewrite in terms of ...
(ALL_EMULATION_SOURCES): ... this new variable.
(ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Rewrite in terms of ...
(ALL_64_EMULATION_SOURCES): ... this new variable.
(EXTRA_ld_new_SOURCES): Rewrite in terms of the _SOURCES
(eelf32microblaze.c): Fix indentation.
* Regenerate.
2010-10-04 Bernd Schmidt <>
* emultempl/xtensaelf.em (replace_insn_sec_with_prop_sec): Use
2010-10-01 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/12066
* ldexp.c (fold_name): Treat absolute symbols as plain numbers.
* ld.texinfo (Expression Section): Don't say absolute symbols
are addresses.
2010-09-29 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_place_orphans): Zero vma when relocatable or non-load
section for orphans handled here.
2010-09-27 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2010-09-23 Dave Korn <>
* scripttempl/ Revert 2010-09-22 change.
2010-09-23 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_add_section): Don't copy SEC_RELOC from input
to output section on a final link.
2010-09-22 Kai Tietz <>
* ldlang.c (lang_add_section): Allow for debugging
section to be marked as noload but to keep content.
(lang_check_section_addresses): Likewise.
* ldwrite.c (build_link_order): Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Add
idata to orphan set.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Separate idata
and add __IAT_start__ and __IAT_end__ labels.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2010-09-20 David S. Miller <>
* emulparams/ Set NOP to 0x01000000
2010-09-16 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (NOLOAD): Do not erroneously state that contents will
appear in output file.
* ldlang.c (lang_add_section): Clear SEC_HAS_CONTENTS on noload
(map_input_to_output_sections): Don't set SEC_HAS_CONTENTS for noload
output sections.
(lang_size_sections_1): Don't test SEC_NEVER_LOAD when deciding
to update dot in region. Ditto when setting SEC_ALLOC if dot
advanced due to assignment.
* ldwrite.c (build_link_order): Don't test SEC_NEVER_LOAD.
2010-09-15 Kai Tietz <>
* scripttempl/ Add .xdata segment and
put into .pdata all segments beginning with .pdata.
2010-09-10 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11931
* ldlang.h (lang_for_each_statement_worker): Declare.
* ldlang.c (lang_for_each_statement_worker): Make global. Don't
recurse into children of output_section_statement with constraint
set to -1.
(print_assignment): Handle NULL output_section->bfd_section.
(lang_size_sections_1): Ignore output section statement address
when constraint is -1.
* emultempl/xtensaelf.em (lang_for_each_statement_worker): Delete.
2010-09-09 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add a entry for alpha-vms.
2010-09-07 Andrew Burgess <>
* ldwrite.c (clone_section): Call bfd_copy_private_section_data on
newly cloned section.
2010-09-02 Richard Henderson <>
* configure.tgt (x86_64-*-mingw*): Add 32-bit pe emulations too.
2010-08-31 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlex.l (WILDCHAR): Add the caret and exclamation point
characters, so that they can be used inside globs.
2010-08-31 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (MEMORY): Clarify the behaviour of the ! character in
a region's attributes.
2010-08-31 Alan Modra <>
* scripttempl/ Move assignment to "Main" inside .text
output section statement.
2010-08-25 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11946
* emultempl/elf32.em (_before_allocation): Check audit entry
only on ELF input.
2010-08-22 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11937
* emultempl/elf32.em (_after_open): Find one .eh_frame section
for --eh-frame-hdr.
2010-08-22 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11937
* emultempl/elf32.em (_after_open): Find an ELF input for
--build-id and --eh-frame-hdr.
2010-08-20 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* (eshlelf_fd.c): Correct the name of the tool
* Regenerate.
2010-08-20 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (_after_open): Check for get_elf_backend_data
returning NULL.
2010-08-19 Alan Modra <>
* NEWS: Mention change in linker script expression evaluation.
2010-08-19 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (Expression Section): Detail expression evaluation.
(Builtin Functions <ADDR>): Correct.
(Builtin Functions <LOADADDR>): Don't mention LOADADDR normally
the same as ADDR.
(Builtin Functions <SEGMENT_START>): Typo fix.
* ldexp.c (new_number): New function.
(make_abs, exp_get_abs_int): Cope with NULL expld.result.section.
(fold_unary <'~', '!', '-'>): Don't make_abs.
(fold_binary): Simplify result section logic. Return NULL section
for logical ops.
(fold_binary <SEGMENT_START>): Use new_rel_from_abs to set value to
a consistent result.
(fold_name <SIZEOF_HEADERS>): Return new_number, not new_abs.
(fold_name <NAME>): No need to handle absolute symbols differently
from relative ones.
(fold_name <ORIGIN>): Don't return valid result when
lang_first_phase_enum. Return new_rel_from_abs, not new_abs.
(exp_fold_tree_1 <etree_value>): Return new_number, not new_rel.
(exp_fold_tree_1): Ajust for NULL expld.result.section. When assigning
a plain number to dot, assume the value is relative to expld.section.
Make terms not in an output section, absolute.
* ldlang.c (print_assignment): Fix style nit.
(lang_size_sections_1): Cope with NULL expld.result.section.
(lang_do_assignments_1): Likewise.
2010-08-12 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (new_rel): Remove "str". Update all call sites.
(exp_fold_tree_1): When assigning to dot, calculate nextdot
using expld.result.section rather than expld.section.
2010-08-06 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11887
* ldlang.c (lang_add_vers_depend): Don't leave version_needed
2010-07-28 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (exp_print_tree): Print function-like binary nodes as
functions rather than in-fix operators. Use fputs and fputc
where appropriate.
2010-07-23 Naveen.H.S <>
Ina Pandit <>
* configure.tgt: Match all v850 targets.
2010-07-20 Mike Frysinger <>
* ld.texinfo (VERSION): Remove "int" from example script and add ";".
Declare the default language as C.
2010-07-17 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_check_section_addresses): Catch overlap for
sections that wrap around the address space.
2010-06-29 Nick Clifton <>
* scripttempl/ (.gcc_except_table): Include sections
with the .gcc_except_table. prefix.
2010-06-29 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ Delete file.
* scripttempl/ Delete file.
* Remove references to maxq.
* configure.tgt: Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
* po/ Regenerate.
2010-06-27 Alan Modra <>
* pe-dll.c (fill_edata): Avoid set but unused warning.
(pe_walk_relocs_of_symbol): Delete set but unused variables.
(generate_reloc, pe_implied_import_dll): Likewise.
* emultempl/aix.em (open_dynamic_archive): Likewise.
* emultempl/xtensaelf.em (replace_insn_sec_with_prop_sec): Likewise.
(xtensa_layout_wild): Likewise.
(xtensa_colocate_output_literals_callback): Likewise.
2010-06-25 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (prelim_size_sections): New function.
(ppc_before_allocation): Use it. Size sections before toc edit too.
2010-06-25 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (find_exp_assignment): Handle etree_provided.
2010-06-20 Danny Smith <>
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Make
auto-import and merge-rdata defaults same for i[3-7]86 and
x86_64 mingw.
2010-06-15 Joseph Myers <>
* emulparams/ (ATTRS_SECTIONS): Define.
2010-06-09 Dave Korn <>
PR ld/11603
* pe-dll.c (process_def_file_and_drectve): Reorder check for
forwarded export name after check for ordinary export.
2010-06-08 Bernd Schmidt <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS): New.
2010-06-08 Nick Clifton <>
* fdl.texi: Replace with v1.3 text.
* ld.texinfo: Replace abbreviated 20th century year numbers with
full versions.
* ldint.texinfo: Likewise.
Relicense under GFDL v1.3. Replace text of v1.1 FDL with an
include of the fdl.texi file.
2010-06-01 Tristan Gingold <>
* scripttempl/ Add comments. Move $LINK$ to the
readonly output-section. Handle LIB$INITIALIZE and sections
created by gcc.
* emultempl/vms.em (vms_place_orphan): Add comments.
2010-05-28 Nick Clifton <>
* (eshlelf_fd.c): Fix typo in rule.
* Regenerate.
2010-05-26 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11628
* ldexp.c (fold_binary): Warn if value of SEGMENT_START isn't
multiple of maximum page size.
2010-05-25 Nick Clifton <>
* Fix typo.
* Regenerate.
2010-05-25 Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Joseph Myers <>
Andrew Stubbs <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eshelf_fd.o and eshlelf_fd.o.
(eshelf_fd.c, eshlelf_fd.c): New rules.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (sh-*-uclinux*): Add shelf_fd and shlelf_fd
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ Update comment.
2010-05-25 Jay Krell <>
PR ld/11621
* Replace all occurences of .o with .@OBJEXT@
* Regenerate.
2010-05-25 Kai Tietz <>
* deffilep.y (opt_name): Allow leading dot.
(dot_name): Likewise.
(anylang_id): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Enable by
default auto_import.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_handle_option): Warn about v1.
(pep_find_data_imports): Remove superflous warnings about
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_get_script): Don't merge for auto-import
and active pseudo-relocation-v2 rdata into data section.
* emultempl/pe.em (default_merge_rdata): New shell variable.
(MERGE_RDATA_V2): New macro.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_get_script): Adjust rule for auto-import
selected script.
2010-05-15 Kai Tietz <>
* emultempl/pe.em (is_underscoring): New helper function.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Replace code
for pe(p)_leading_underscore detection by is_underscoring.
(U): Likewise.
(U_SIZE): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c (pe_detail_list): Set default
underscoring for x64 target.
(pe_dll_id_target): Add initialization of
2010-05-15 Dave Korn <>
* pe-dll.c: Removed trailing whitespaces.
2010-05-14 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11583
* ldexp.c (exp_fold_tree_1): If assignment source expression is
invalid, make the destination symbol undefined.
2010-05-11 Kai Tietz <>
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse):
Initialize pe(p)_leading_underscore variable.
(set_pe_name): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
Additional change default to non-underscore for
pep_leading_underscore equal to -1.
2010-05-07 Tristan Gingold <>
* Regenerate with automake 1.11.1.
* aclocal.m4: Ditto.
2010-05-05 Nick Clifton <>
* po/es.po: Updated Spanish translation.
2010-04-27 Kai Tietz <>
* pe-dll.c (_nm_-symbols): Use always underscored variant
for symbols.
(__imp_-symbols): Likewise.
(___imp_-symbols): Likewise.
* NEWS: Mention ABI change for x64 PE-COFF.
2010-04-27 H.J. Lu <>
* (install-exec-local): Properly install ld as
default cross linker.
* Regenerated.
2010-04-27 H.J. Lu <>
Nick Clifton <>
* (install_as_default): Define and set to true
unless --enable-gold=both/gold has been specified.
* configure: Regenerate.
* (transform): Use ld.bfd as the default name of
the linker.
(install-exec-local): Also install the executable as a binary
named 'ld' if install_as_default is true.
* Regenerate.
2010-04-22 Nick Clifton <>
* po/ld.pot: Updated by the Translation project.
* po/vi.po: Updated Vietnamese translation.
* po/bg.po: Updated Bulgarian translation.
2010-04-15 Andrew Haley <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (merge_exidx_entries): New variable.
("no-merge-exidx-entries"): New option.
* ld.texinfo (merge-exidx-entries): Document this option.
2010-04-14 Tristan Gingold <>
* emulparams/ New file.
* emultempl/vms.em: New file.
* scripttempl/ New file.
* configure.tgt (alpha*-*-*vms*): Added.
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add ealphavms.o
(ealphavms.c): New target.
* Regenerate.
2010-04-09 Nick Clifton <>
* ldlang.c (wild_sort): Remove unused variable section_name.
2010-04-07 Alan Modra <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2010-04-06 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11434
* ld/testsuite/ld-x86-64/unique1.d: New.
* ld/testsuite/ld-x86-64/unique1.s: Likewise.
* ld-x86-64/x86-64.exp: Run unique1.
2010-04-05 Kai Tietz <>
* emultempl/pep.em (U): Macro modified.
(U_SIZE): New helper macro.
and OPTION_LEADING_UNDERSCORE enumerator-values.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_add_options): Add --(no-)leading-underscore
(definfo): Add new member is_c_symbol.
(D): Add to macro underscore mode parameter.
(init): Add definition for is_c_symbol.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Display new options.
(set_pep_name): Adjust underscoring dependent fixed
symbol handling.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_set_symbols): Likewise.
(saw_option): Likewise.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_unrecognized_file): Likewise.
(set_entry_point): Initial initial_symbol_char dependent to
target's default and new option flag pep_leading_underscore.
* emultempl/pe.em (U): Macro modified.
(U_SIZE): New helper macro.
(OPTION_LEADING_UNDERSCORE): Add new option define.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_add_options): Add --(no-)leading-underscore
(definfo): Add new member is_c_symbol.
(D): Add to macro underscore mode parameter.
(init): Add definition for is_c_symbol.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Display new options.
(set_pep_name): Adjust underscoring dependent fixed
symbol handling.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_set_symbols): Likewise.
(saw_option): Likewise.
(gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_unrecognized_file): Likewise.
(set_entry_point): Initial initial_symbol_char dependent to
target's default and new option flag pep_leading_underscore.
* pe-dll.c (pe_leading_underscore): New flag variable.
(pe_detail_list): Remove const to allow modify of
member underscore.
(pe_dll_id_target): Initialize pe_details' underscore variable
dependent to target's default and flag pe_leading_underscore.
* pe-dll.h (pe_leading_underscore): Add extern declaration of
option flag.
* pep-dll.c (pe_leading_underscore): Add alias define for
* pep-dll.h (pep_leading_underscore) Add extern declaration of
option flag.
* ld.texinfo: Add documentation for --(no-)leading-underscore
2010-03-26 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11426
* (many linux targets <HOSTING_CRT0>): Remove edits.
(m68*-motorola-sysv <HOSTING_LIBS>): Use here doc, not echo.
2010-03-25 Joseph Myers <>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf32_tic6x_be.o and
(eelf32_tic6x_be.c, eelf32_tic6x_le.c): New.
* NEWS: Add news entry for TI C6X support.
* configure.tgt (tic6x-*-*): New.
* emulparams/, emulparams/ New.
2010-03-23 Joseph Myers <>
BSS_NAME): Define if not already defined. Use in place of some
hardcoded section names.
2010-03-18 H.J. Lu <>
* scripttempl/ (INIT_ARRAY): Re-indent.
2010-03-18 Aymeric Vincent <>
PR ld/11384
* emultempl/sh64elf.em: Add missing EOF.
2010-03-18 Doug Semler <>
* pe-dll.c (make_one): Make text section readonly.
(make_one): Add *ABS* symbol @feat.00 with value 1 to tag
the jump stub on X86 as /SAFESEH compatible for
native toolchains.
2010-03-17 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Remove "s" param. Set "s" from
*prev instead. Update all callers.
2010-03-15 Daniel Jacobowitz <>
* ldlang.c (lang_insert_orphan): Place loadable orphans in the same
region and phdrs as their placement section.
2010-03-15 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (move_input_section, sort_toc_sections): New.
(ppc_before_allocation): Call sort_toc_sections.
(no_toc_sort, OPTION_NO_TOC_SORT): New.
PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Handle --no-toc-sort.
2010-03-14 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11378
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_allocation): Call
ppc64_elf_check_init_fini and warn if .init/.fini use different TOCs.
2010-03-11 George Gensure <>
PR ld/11367
* ldcref.c (handle_asneeded_cref): Correct copying of refs.
2010-03-05 Rainer Orth <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
* (ALL_EMULATIONS): Add eelf32_sparc_sol2.o,
(ALL_64_EMULATIONS): Add eelf_x86_64_sol2.o, eelf64_sparc_sol2.o.
(eelf32_sparc_sol2.c): New rule.
(eelf64_sparc_sol2.c): Likewise.
(eelf_x86_64_sol2.c): Likewise.
(eelf_i386_sol2.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt (i[3-7]86-*-solaris2*): Change targ_emul to
Add elf_i386_ldso, elf_x86_64_sol2 to targ_extra_emuls.
(x86_64-*-solaris2*): Change targ_emul to elf_x86_64_sol2.
Add elf_x86_64, elf_i386_sol2, elf_i386 to targ_extra_emuls.
(sparc-*-solaris2.[0-6]*): Change targ_emul to elf32_sparc_sol2.
Add target_extra_emuls.
(sparc-*-solaris2*): Change targ_emul to elf32_sparc_sol2.
Add elf32_sparc, elf64_sparc_sol2 to targ_extra_emuls.
(sparcv9-*-solaris2*): Change targ_emul to elf64_sparc_sol2.
Add elf64_sparc, elf32_sparc_sol2 to target_extra_emuls.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emultempl/solaris2.em: New file.
2010-02-27 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/11330
* ld.texinfo: Replace explicitely with explicitly.
2010-02-27 Jie Zhang <>
* scripttempl/ Don't combine .init_array.* or
.fini_array.* when do relocatable linking.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2010-02-26 Alan Modra <>
* scripttempl/ (.fini_array): Place input .fini_array after
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2010-02-25 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11304
* ldlang.c (init_os): Remove isec param. Don't check for
bfd_section already set or call bfd_init_private_section_data
(exp_init_os): Update init_os call.
(lang_add_section): Tidy. Really don't set SEC_LINK_ONCE
flags. Call bfd_init_private_section_data here.
(map_input_to_output_sections): Tidy. Update init_os calls.
Use os->sectype to select sec flags for lang_data_statement.
2010-02-23 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11304
* ldlang.c: Revert last patch.
2010-02-23 Nick Clifton <>
* po/bg.po: Updated Bulgarian translation.
2010-02-22 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/11304
* ldlang.c (exp_init_os): Delete forward declaration.
(init_os): Don't check for bfd_section already created and don't
init addr_tree and load_base expressions here.
(map_input_to_output_sections): Only map input to output sections
and set constraints here, and as an exception, create output
sections which have their address set. Move all the other code to..
(create_other_output_sections): New function. Handle init
of addr_tree and load_base here too.
(lang_process): Call create_other_output_sections.
2010-02-19 Alan Modra <>
* (eelf32_i960.c): Depend on ELF_GEN_DEPS, not ELF_DEPS.
* Regenerate.
2010-02-19 Alan Modra <>
* ldlang.c (unique_section_p): Add os param. Allow group
sections to match /DISCARD/. Update all callers.
* emultempl/genelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation): New.
2010-02-15 Nick Clifton <>
* po/vi.po: Updated Vietnamese translation.
2010-02-10 Richard Sandiford <>
* (CFILES): Add ldlex-wrapper.c.
(OFILES): Replace ldlex.c with ldlex-wrapper.c.
(ldlex.o): Replace with...
(ldlex-wrapper.o): ...this new rule.
(EXTRA_ld_new_SOURCES): Add ldlex.l.
(ld_new_SOURCES): Replace ldlex.l with ldlex-wrapper.c.
* Regenerate.
* ldlex.l (sysdep.h): Don't include here.
* ldlex-wrapper.c: New file.
2010-02-09 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (ppc_before_allocation): Update for changed
function parameters.
2010-02-05 Nick Clifton <>
* (ALL_LIBGUAS): Add bg.
* configure: Regenerate.
* po/bg.po: New Bulgarian translation.
2010-02-05 Ryan Mansfield <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Fix help for
--target1-abs and --target1-rel options.
2010-02-03 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/alphaelf.em: Update value expected from elf_object_id.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mipself.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em: Likewise.
2010-02-03 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (build_toc_list): Report errors from
(after_allocation): Update for changed function names and params.
Run second pass of multitoc partitioning.
2010-01-21 Jon Grant <>
Nick Clifton <>
PR 4437
* ldfile.c: (ldfile_open_file): Do not stop link upon encountering
a missing file or library. Instead mark the entry as missing and
set the global flag to indicate that missing files were
* ldlang.c (missing_files): New exported variable.
(load_symbols): Skip loading if the file is missing.
(open_input_bfds): Terminate link if any input files were
* ldlang.h (struct lang_input_statement_struct): Add missing_file
Add export of missing_file variable.
2010-01-13 DJ Delorie <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (_place_orphan): If an input section doesn't
match an existing output section, but an unused output section
statement does match, use it.
* emultempl/pe.em (_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (_place_orphan): Likewise.
2010-01-09 Ralf Wildenhues <>
* configure: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
2010-01-08 H.J. Lu <>
* ldver.c (ldversion): Change to "Copyright 2010".
2010-01-08 Alan Modra <>
PR 11107
* emultempl/vxworks.em: Expand tr arguments to suit non-GNU tr.
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