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2015-12-22 Yury Usishchev <>
* emultempl/armelf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_allocation): Call
elf32_arm_fix_exidx_coverage for relocatable builds.
2015-12-10 Kwok Cheung Yeung <>
PR ld/18199
* plugin.c (plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Use srctemplate as the
template when calling bfd_create if it does not use the BFD
plugin target vector.
2015-12-02 Alan Modra <>
* (--enable-initfini-array): Remove run test. Default
to "yes". Change help string to --disable-initfini-array.
* configure: Regenerate.
2015-11-20 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* configure.tgt <mips*el-mti-elf*, mips*el-img-elf*>: Add
2015-11-19 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/19264
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Don't ignore .tbss when
adjusting start of relro region.
2015-11-16 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/19106
* emultempl/armelf.em (_set_symbols): New function. Enables
relaxation for non-relocatable links.
2015-11-13 Tristan Gingold <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2015-11-13 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add marker for 2.26.
2015-11-05 Alan Modra <>
* Regenerate.
2015-11-05 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/19203
* ld.texinfo (DATA_SEGMENT_ALIGN): Correct second expression.
2015-10-30 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_CN.po: Updated (simplified) Chinese translation.
2015-10-29 Ed Schouten <>
* (ALL_64_EMULATION_SOURCES): Add support for
CloudABI on aarch64. For this target we have to make sure we use
* configure.tgt (targ_emul): Likewise.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
* Regenerate.
2015-10-29 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/19146
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Correct error message for an option that
is missing its argument if that option is the last one on the
command line.
2015-10-29 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/19162
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Pass
updated flags to lang_output_section_find_by_flags.
* emultempl/mmo.em (mmo_place_orphan): Merge flags for any
other input sections that might match a new output section to
decide placement.
* emultempl/pe.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em (gld_${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Likewise.
* ldlang.c (lang_output_section_find_by_flags): Add sec_flags param.
* ldlang.h (lang_output_section_find_by_flags): Update prototype.
2015-10-29 Matthias Klose <>
* ld.texinfo (Options <-rpath>): Fix typo.
2015-10-28 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/19162
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_place_orphan): Check flags
before calling _bfd_elf_match_sections_by_type. Merge flags for
any other input sections that might match a new output section to
decide placement.
2015-10-27 Laurent Alfonsi <>
Christophe Monat <>
* ld.texinfo: Add description of the STM32L4xx erratum
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
* emultempl/armelf.em (stm32l4xx_fix): New.
(arm_elf_before_allocation): Choose the type of fix, scan for
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_finish): Fix veneer locations.
(arm_elf_create_output_section_statements): Propagate
stm32l4xx_fix value.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add entry for handling
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTION): Add entry for helping on
2015-10-27 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/19175
* ldlang.c (lang_insert_orphan): Evaluate __start_* and __stop_*
symbol PROVIDE expressions.
* ldexp.c (exp_fold_tree_1 <etree_provide>): Define undefweak
2015-10-22 H.J. Lu <>
* Properly check
* configure: Regenerated.
2015-10-22 H.J. Lu <>
PR gas/19109
* Handle --enable-compressed-debug-sections=*,ld,*.
* configure: Regenerated.
2015-10-22 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo: Document "-z call-nop=PADDING" option.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ Source
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_parse): Set
link_info.call_nop_byte if $CALL_NOP_BYTE isn't empty.
2015-10-21 Nick Clifton <>
PR gas/19109
* Add --enable-compressed-debug-sections with
options of all, none or ld.
* configure: Regenerate.
* Regenerate.
* ld.texinfo: Document how to determine the default action for
debug sections.
* ldmain.c (main): If DEFAULT_FLAG_COMPRESS_DEBUG is defined then
set the compress_debug field of the link_info structure to
* lexsup.c (elf_static_list_options): Output the default setting
for the --compress-debug-sections option.
* NEWS: Mention the new configure option.
2015-10-15 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo: Fix a typo for "-z noextern-protected-data".
2015-10-15 Simon Dardis <>
* ldexp.c: (try_copy_symbol_flags): New. Factored out from...
(exp_fold_tree_1): Here. Cope with ternary operator in
assignments. Use new helper.
2015-10-14 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_TW.po: Updated Chinese translation.
2015-10-13 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_TW.po: Updated Chinese translation.
2015-10-07 Claudiu Zissulescu <>
Cupertino Miranda <>
* configure.tgt: Added target arc-*-elf* and arc*-*-linux-uclibc*.
* emulparams/ New file
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emultempl/arclinux.em: Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* scripttempl/ Likewise
* Add new ARC emulations.
* Regenerate.
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
2015-10-04 H.J. Lu <>
* configure.tgt (targ_extra_emuls): Add elf_iamcu for Solaris2/x86.
2015-10-01 Kaz Kojima <>
* configure.tgt (targ_extra_emuls): Remove shlelf and
shelf from sh*-*-linux cases.
2015-09-30 Rich Felker <>
* configure.tgt (targ_extra_emuls): Add fdpic and misc
emulations to sh*-*-linux* targets.
2015-09-29 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/19014
* ld.texinfo (Options): Fix spelling mistake.
2015-09-24 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/18992
* ldmain.c (main): Always enable --sysroot.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open): Don't
prepend sysroot to relative rpath/runpath.
2015-09-23 Nick Clifton <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (ehdr_start_empty): New static variable.
(before_allocation): Use it to initialise ehdr_start_save.
* emultempl/pe.em (write_build_id): Remove useless double
* emultempl/pep.em (write_build_id): Likewise.
2015-09-22 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/alphaelf.em (alpha_after_parse): Call
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse instead of
* emultempl/cr16elf.em (cr16elf_after_parse): Likewise.
* emultempl/crxelf.em (crxelf_after_parse); Likewise.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em (hppaelf_after_parse): Likewise.
* emultempl/mipself.em (mips_after_parse): Likewise.
* emultempl/nds32elf.em (nds32_elf_after_parse): Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Don't include ldlex.h.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse): New function.
<OPTION_PIE>: Removed.
(ld_${EMULATION_NAME}_emulation): Replace after_parse_default
with gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse.
* emultempl/ia64elf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse):
Renamed to ...
(ia64elf_after_parse): This. Call
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse instead of after_parse_default.
(LDEMUL_AFTER_PARSE): Replace gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_parse
with ia64elf_after_parse.
2015-09-22 Rainer Orth <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
* emulparams/ (GENERATE_PIE_SCRIPT): Set to yes.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Include ldlex.h.
2015-09-22 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo: Put --dotsyms/--no-dotsyms on separate lines.
Ditto for --save-restore-funcs and --tls-get-addr-optimize.
2015-09-20 Rich Felker <>
* ld.texinfo (--no-dynamic-linker): Document.
* ldlex.h (enum option_values): Add OPTION_NO_DYNAMIC_LINKER.
* lexsup.c (ld_options, parse_args): Handle --no-dynamic-linker.
2015-09-18 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo: Document PowerPC64 --{no-,}save-restore-funcs.
2015-09-18 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (params): Init tls_get_addr_opt field to -1.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Handle --tls-get-addr-opt.
* ld.texinfo: Document --tls-get-addr-optimize and
2015-09-18 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/18963
* ldexp.h (struct ldexp_control): Add rel_from_abs.
(ldexp_finalize_syms): Declare.
* ldexp.c (new_rel_from_abs): Keep absolute for expressions
outside of output section statements. Set rel_from_abs.
(make_abs, exp_fold_tree, exp_fold_tree_no_dot): Clear rel_from_abs.
(struct definedness_hash_entry): Add final_sec, and comment.
(update_definedness): Set final_sec.
(set_sym_sections, ldexp_finalize_syms): New functions.
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Call ldexp_finalize_syms.
2015-09-10 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_CN.po: Updated simplified Chinese translation.
2015-09-09 James Bowman <>
* scripttempl/ default linker script RAM and
FLASH size symbols
2015-09-09 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_CN.po: Updated simplified Chinese translation.
2015-09-08 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Source Code Reference): Extend description to
include an example using arrays.
2015-07-28 Andrew Burgess <>
* ld.h (enum orphan_handling_enum): New.
(ld_config_type): Remove warn_orphan, add orphan_handling.
* ldemul.c (ldemul_place_orphan): Remove warning about orphan
* ldlang.c (ldlang_place_orphan): New function.
(lang_place_orphans): Call ldlang_place_orphan.
* ldlex.h (enum option_values): Remove OPTION_WARN_ORPHAN and
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Remove 'warn-orphan' and
'no-warn-orphan', add 'orphan-handling'.
(parse_args): Remove handling for OPTION_WARN_ORPHAN and
* NEWS: Replace text about --warn-orphan with --orphan-handling.
* ld.texinfo (Options): Remove --warn-orphan entry and add
entry on --orphan-handling.
(Orphan Sections): Add reference to relevant command line options.
2015-09-03 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (--build-id): Fix typo. The COFF/PE build-id section
is called .buildid not .build-id.
2015-09-03 Nick Clifton <>
(Source Code Reference): Fix off-by-one typo in example of how to
use linker script symbols in C source code.
2015-08-19 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/aix.em: Don't set link_info.pic.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sunos.em: Likewise.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Likewise. Set type_pie for -pie.
* plugin.c (set_tv_header <LDPT_LINKER_OUTPUT>): Simplify.
2015-08-18 H.J. Lu <>
* ldctor.c: Replace shared, executable, relocatable and pie
fields with bfd_link_executable, bfd_link_dll,
bfd_link_relocatable, bfd_link_pic and bfd_link_pie.
* ldemul.c: Likewise.
* ldfile.c: Likewise.
* ldlang.c: Likewise.
* ldmain.c: Likewise.
* ldwrite.c: Likewise.
* lexsup.c: Likewise.
* pe-dll.c: Likewise.
* plugin.c: Likewise.
* emultempl/aarch64elf.em: 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/cr16elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf-generic.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/elf32.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/genelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/generic.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/gld960.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/gld960c.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/hppaelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/irix.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/linux.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/lnk960.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/m68hc1xelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/m68kcoff.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/m68kelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/metagelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mipself.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/mmo.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/msp430.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/nds32elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/needrelax.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/nios2elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pe.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/pep.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sh64elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/solaris2.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/spuelf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/sunos.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/tic6xdsbt.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/ticoff.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/v850elf.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vms.em: Likewise.
* emultempl/vxworks.em: Likewise.
2015-08-18 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (exp_fold_tree_1): Clear linker_def on symbol assignment.
2015-08-06 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (align_dot_val): Delete.
(fold_unary <ALIGN_K, NEXT>): Revert 2015-07-10 change.
(is_align_conditional): Revert 2015-07-20 change.
(exp_fold_tree_1): Likewise, but keep expanded comment.
* scripttempl/ (.ldata, .bss): Revert 2015-07-20 change.
* ld.texinfo (<ALIGN>): Correct description.
2015-08-04 Andrew Burgess <>
* ld.texinfo (Options): Document --require-defined option.
* ldlang.c (struct require_defined_symbol): New structure.
(require_defined_symbol_list): New variable.
(ldlang_add_require_defined): New function.
(ldlang_check_require_defined_symbols): New function.
(lang_process): Check required symbols are defined.
* ldlang.h (ldlang_add_require_defined): Declare.
* ldlex.h (enum option_values): Add OPTION_REQUIRE_DEFINED_SYMBOL.
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Add '--require-defined' entry.
(parse_args): Handle '--requre-defined' entry.
* NEWS: Mention new '--require-defined' option.
2015-08-03 Andrew Burgess <>
* ld.texinfo (MEMORY): Explain that multiple MEMORY commands are
2015-07-29 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Don't set link_info.executable to
TRUE for link_info.relocatable.
2015-07-27 H.J. Lu <>
* configure: Regenerated.
2015-07-24 Nick Clifton <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SECTIONS): Provide a value for
the _-rl78_abs__ symbol.
2015-07-20 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (INIT_ADDR, FINI_ADDR): Define.
* scriptempl/ (.init, .fini): Apply INIT_ADDR/FINI_ADDR.
2015-07-20 Alan Modra <>
* scripttempl/ (.ldata, .bss): Align absolute value of dot.
* ldexp.c (is_align_conditional): Handle binary ALIGN.
(exp_fold_tree_1): Move code setting SEC_KEEP for assignments to
dot inside output sections. Handle absolute expressions.
2015-07-14 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_handle_option): Make
--compress-debug-sections=zlib the same as
* ld.texinfo: Change --compress-debug-sections=zlib to zlib-gabi.
2015-07-14 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (Options): Add missing period after @xref.
2015-07-10 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.c (align_dot_val): New function.
(fold_unary <ALIGN_K, NEXT>): Use it.
2015-07-03 Kai Tietz <>
PR ld/11539
* scripttempl/ Mark .idata*, .CRT*, .tls*,
.rsrc*, .init, .ctor*, .dtor*, .fini, .jcr,
.eh_frame, .pdata. .xdata, and .gcc_except_table sections
as KEEP.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
* ld.texinfo: Document that --gc-sections has experimental support
for COFF and PE targets.
* NEWS: Mention experimental support.
2015-07-03 Alan Modra <>
* (eelf32or1k.c, eelf32or1k_linux.c): Depend on ELF_DEPS.
* Regenerate.
2015-06-28 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_handle_option):
2015-06-26 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ (COMPILE_IN): New.
2015-06-15 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/18466
* emultempl/pe.em (pe_find_data_imports): Generate an error if a
symbol name is too long to handle.
* emultempl/pep.em (pep_find_data_imports): Likewise.
2015-06-12 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Mention new option.
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Handle --print-memory-usage.
(ld_options): Add --print-memory-usage.
* ldmain.c (main): Call lang_print_memory_usage.
* ldlex.h (enum option_values): Add OPTION_PRINT_MEMORY_USAGE.
* ldlang.h: Add prototype of lang_print_memory_usage.
* ldlang.c (lang_print_memory_size, lang_print_memory_usage): New
* ld.texinfo (Options): Document --print-memory-usage.
* ld.h (args_type): Add print_memory_usage field.
2015-06-08 Nick Clifton <>
* po/fr.po: Updated French Translation.
2015-05-28 Catherine Moore <>
Paul Brook <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_open):
Add Compact EH support.
* scripttempl/ Handle .eh_frame_entry and .gnu_extab
2015-05-17 Chung-Lin Tang <>
* (AC_PROG_GREP): Check for grep program.
Enable ELF option printing for emulations containing
* configure: Regenerate.
2015-05-14 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.texinfo (ASSERT): Describe the interaction with PROVIDEd
2015-05-11 H.J. Lu <>
* configure.tgt: Support i[3-7]86-*-elfiamcu target.
2015-05-11 H.J. Lu <>
* (ALL_EMULATION_SOURCES): Add eelf_iamcu.c.
(eelf_iamcu.c): New.
* configure.tgt (targ_extra_emuls): Add elf_iamcu if elf_i386 is
enabled in BFD.
* Regenerated.
* emulparams/ New file.
2015-05-05 Nick Clifton <>
* emulparams/ (TEMPLATE_NAME): Change to msp430.
* scripttempl/ (.text): Add .lower.text and .either.text.
(.data): Add and
(.bss): Add .lower.bss and .either.bss.
(.rodata): Add .lower.rodata and .either.rodata.
* emultempl/msp430.em: New file. Implements a new orphan
placement algorithm that divides sections between lower and upper
memory regions.
* (emsp430elf.c): Depend upon msp430.em.
*emsp430X.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
2015-04-28 Andreas Schwab <>
PR ld/18344
* ldlex.l (INPUTLIST): Increment lineno on newline.
2015-04-24 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_allocation):
Call gld${EMULATION_NAME}_map_segments regardless of need_laying_out.
2015-04-24 DJ Delorie <>
* (msp430): Rename primary emulation to msp430elf.
(emsp430.c): Rename to emsp430elf.c, update dependencies
(emsp430X.c): Update dependencies.
* Likewise.
* configure.tgt (msp430-*-*): Rename primary emulation to msp430elf.
* emulparams/ Rename to
* emulparams/ Update.
2015-04-23 H.J. Lu <>
PR binutils/18209
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Set is_linker_input to 1.
2015-04-23 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (GOT): Align.
2015-04-22 Alan Modra <>
* ldexp.h (struct ldexp_control): Delete dataseg.min_base. Add
* ldexp.c (fold_binary <DATA_SEGMENT_ALIGN>): Don't set min_base.
(fold_binary <DATA_SEGMENT_RELRO_END>): Do set relro_offset.
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Rewrite code adjusting relro
segment base to line up last section on page boundary.
2015-04-15 H.J. Lu <>
* NEWS: Mention
2015-04-14 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo: Document --compress-debug-sections=.
* ldmain.c (main): Set BFD_COMPRESS on output_bfd if
COMPRESS_DEBUG is set. Set BFD_COMPRESS_GABI on output_bfd
* lexsup.c (elf_static_list_options): Add
* emultempl/elf32.em (OPTION_COMPRESS_DEBUG): New.
(xtra_long): Add "compress-debug-sections".
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_handle_option): Handle
2015-04-14 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/pr17709
* ld.texinfo: Document "-z noextern-protected-data".
* ldmain.c (main): Initialize link_info.extern_protected_data
to -1.
* lexsup.c (elf_shlib_list_options): Add
"-z [no]extern-protected-data".
* emulparams/ Source
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Source
(PARSE_AND_LIST_OPTIONS): Renamed to ...
(PARSE_AND_LIST_ARGS_CASE_Z): Renamed to ...
* emulparams/ New file.
2015-04-11 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (plugin_load_plugins): Removed an extra ';'.
2015-04-10 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/18198
* ld.texinfo (--be8): Add a note about the interaction of this
option with the assembler's -EB option.
2015-04-10 Alan Modra <>
* Set elf_list_options etc. in proper case.
* configure: Regenerate.
2015-04-10 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/18223
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Add _init and _fini to gc_sym_list.
2015-04-09 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ (BNDPLT): Removed.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_handle_option): Remove
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Remove BNDPLT check.
2015-04-09 Nick Clifton <>
* po/fr.po: Updated French translation.
2015-04-08 H.J. Lu <>
* (elf_list_options): Set to TRUE for
(elf_shlib_list_options): Likewise.
(elf_plt_unwind_list_options): Likewise.
* configure: Regenerated.
2015-04-08 H.J. Lu <>
* emulparams/ Skip empty EMULATION_NAME.
2015-04-08 H.J. Lu <>
* (ELF_CLFAGS): New.
* (elf_list_options): New. AC_SUBST.
(elf_shlib_list_options): Likewise.
(elf_plt_unwind_list_options): Likewise.
* lexsup.c (elf_shlib_list_options): New.
(elf_static_list_options): Likewise.
(elf_plt_unwind_list_options): Likewise.
(ld_list_options): Likewise.
(help): Call ld_list_options.
* Regenerated.
* configure: Likewise.
* emulparams/ (PLT_UNWIND): New.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld_list_options): New.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Define only if BNDPLT or
(ld_${EMULATION_NAME}_emulation): Replace
gld${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options with ${gld_list_options.
2015-04-07 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/18176
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): Cast shift expression.
2015-04-07 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc32elf.em: Handle --no-pic-fixup.
(params): Init new field.
(ppc_before_allocation): Enable relaxation for pic_fixup.
2015-04-07 Nick Clifton <>
* ld.h (struct ld_config_type): Add new field: warn_orphan.
* ldlex.h (enum option_values): Add OPTION_WARN_ORPHAN and
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Add --warn-orphan and --no-warn-orphan.
(parse_args): Handle the new options.
* ldemul.c (ldemul_place_orphan): If requested, generate a warning
message when an orphan section is placed in the output file.
* ld.texinfo: Document the new option.
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
2015-04-02 Andrew Turner <>
* Add FreeBSD aarch64 files.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add aarch64-*-freebsd* target triple.
* emulparams/ New file.
* emulparams/ New file.
2015-04-01 H.J. Lu <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation): Work
around a GCC uninitialized warning bug fixed in GCC 4.6.
2015-04-01 Tejas Belagod <>
* emultempl/aarch64elf.em
(aarch64_elf_create_output_section_statements): Add parameter in
bfd_elf${ELFSIZE}_aarch64_set_options call.
(OPTION_FIX_ERRATUM_843419): Define.
(PARSE_AND_LIST_LONGOPTS): Add fix-cortex-a53-843419.
2015-04-01 Chen Gang <>
* emulparams/ Skip OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS for
relocating operation.
2015-04-01 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/18176
* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections): When alignment of sections
results in relro base adjustment being too large, don't go lower
than the initial value.
* ldexp.c (fold_binary <DATA_SEGMENT_RELRO_END>): Comment.
alignment when SEGMENT_SIZE is the same as MAXPAGESIZE.
2015-04-01 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_before_allocation): Don't
init ehdr_start_save.
2015-04-01 Alan Modra <>
* (eelf32ppcvxworks.c): Depend on ppc32elf.em and
(eelf32lppc.c, eelf32lppclinux.c, eelf32lppcnto.c, eelf32lppcsim.c,
eelf32ppc.c, eelf32ppc_fbsd.c, eelf32ppclinux.c, eelf32ppcnto.c,
eelf32ppcsim.c): Rearrange deps for consistency.
* Regenerate.
2015-04-01 Ed Schouten <>
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld*_before_allocation): Zero-initialize
the ehdr_start_save variable.
2015-03-31 Ed Schouten <>
(eelf_x86_64_cloudabi.c): New.
* configure.tgt (targ_emul): Set to elf_x86_64_cloudabi for
* Regenerated.
* emulparams/ New file.
2015-03-31 H.J. Lu <>
* (AM_ZLIB): Removed.
* Regenerated.
* Likewise.
* configure: Likewise.
2015-03-24 Marcus Shawcroft <>
* emultempl/aarch64elf.em (_aarch64_add_stub_section): Set section
alignment to 2.
2015-03-23 Marcus Shawcroft <>
* emultempl/aarch64elf.em
(elf${ELFSIZE}_aarch64_add_stub_section): Adjust layout.
2015-03-18 Chen Gang <>
* ldmain.c (main): Use %F instead of %X for einfo.
2015-03-02 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (Options <-z nocopyreloc>): Rewrite.
2015-02-27 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/17900
* ldlang.c (lang_set_flags): Allow exclamation mark to reverse the
sense of the following memory region attribute characters.
2015-02-27 Alan Modra <>
* (ALL_EMULATION_SOURCES): Sort new h8300 entries.
(eh8300elf_linux.c, eh8300helf_linux.c, eh8300self_linux.c,
eh8300sxelf_linux.c): Do not invoke genscripts here.
* Regenerate.
2015-02-24 Nick Clifton <>
* (ev850.c): Add dependency upon
(ev850_rh850.c): Likewise.
* Regenerate.
* emultempl/v850elf.em: New file.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Define.
* emulparams/ (EXTRA_EM_FILE): Define.
* scripttempl/ Add .note.renesas section.
* scripttempl/ Likewise.
2015-02-24 Senthil Kumar Selvaraj <>
* scripttempl/ Add new user_signatures region. Define and
use symbols for all region lengths.
* scripttempl/ Define and use symbols for all region
2015-01-21 Yoshinori Sato <>
* (ALL_EMULATION_SOURCES): Add new emulations.
* Regenerate.
* configure.tgt: Add h8300-*-linux
* emulparams/ Add new emulation.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
* emulparams/ Likewise.
2015-02-23 Nick Clifton <>
* lexsup.c (parse_args): Produce a more reasonable error message
when -ixxx or -rxxx is the last option on the linker command line.
2015-02-14 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/17973
* testplug2.c (allsymbolsread_silent): New.
(set_register_hook): Handle allsymbolsreadsilent.
(onall_symbols_read): Skip a message if allsymbolsread_silent is
2015-02-14 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/17973
* ldlang.h (struct lang_input_statement_flags): Add lto_output.
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Don't set loading_lto_outputs.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Transfer entry flags.lto_output
to bfd.
* plugin.c (add_input_file, add_input_library): Set flags.lto_output.
2015-02-13 H.J. Lu <>
* NEWS: Mention support for LLVM plugin.
2015-02-13 Alan Modra <>
* ld.texinfo (Options <--defsym>): Correct cross reference.
2015-02-11 H.J. Lu <>
* lexsup.c (ld_options): Add --[no-]map-whole-files for gold
option compatibility.
2015-02-11 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (message): Output "warning:" for LDPL_WARNING. Output
"error:" for LDPL_FATAL and LDPL_ERROR.
* testplug2.c (parse_option): Handle fatal, error and warning.
2015-02-11 H.J. Lu <>
* testplug2.c (dump_tv_tag): Removed.
(onall_symbols_read): Return LDPS_ERR if the file descriptor isn't
* testplug3.c (dump_tv_tag): Removed.
(onclaim_file): Fix typo.
2015-02-11 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/17878
* (noinst_LTLIBRARIES): Add and
(libldtestplug2_la_SOURCES): New.
(libldtestplug2_la_CFLAGS): Likewise.
(libldtestplug2_la_LDFLAGS): Likewise.
(libldtestplug3_la_SOURCES): New.
(libldtestplug3_la_CFLAGS): Likewise.
(libldtestplug3_la_LDFLAGS): Likewise.
* Regenerated.
* testplug2.c: New file.
* testplug3.c: Likewise.
2015-02-11 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/17878
* plugin.c: Include ../bfd/plugin.h.
(plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Call bfd_create with
link_info.output_bfd instead of srctemplate. Copy BFD info
from srctemplate only if it doesn't use BFD plugin target
(plugin_load_plugins): Call register_ld_plugin_object_p with
(plugin_maybe_claim): Renamed to ...
(plugin_object_p): This. Return dummy BFD target vector if
input is calimed by plugin library, otherwise return NULL.
Update plugin_format and plugin_dummy_bfd.
(plugin_maybe_claim): New. Use plugin_object_p.
2015-02-10 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (plugin_maybe_claim): Initialize use_mmap.
2015-02-10 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (plugin_input_file_t): Add use_mmap.
(plugin_pagesize): New.
(get_view): Use plugin_pagesize. Set use_mmap if mmap is used.
(plugin_load_plugins): Initialize plugin_pagesize.
(plugin_maybe_claim): Unmap the buffer if plugin didn't claim the
2015-02-10 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (get_view): Align offset passed to mmap.
2015-02-08 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Don't call bfd_check_format
if plugin isn't active or there is no thing more to claim.
2015-02-08 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (plugin_maybe_claim): Check format against bfd_object
2015-02-07 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (plugin_maybe_claim): Replace entry->the_bfd with
2015-02-07 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c: Include "libbfd.h".
(plugin_strdup): New.
(plugin_maybe_claim): Remove the argument of pointer to struct
ld_plugin_input_file. Open and handle input entry.
* plugin.h (plugin_maybe_claim): Updated.
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Call plugin_maybe_claim directly
without passing a pointer to struct ld_plugin_input_file.
* ldmain.c: Don't include "libbfd.h".
(add_archive_element): Call plugin_maybe_claim directly without
passing a pointer to struct ld_plugin_input_file.
2015-02-06 H.J. Lu <>
* ld.texinfo: Document -z text, -z notext and -z textoff.
* emultempl/elf32.em (gld${EMULATION_NAME}_list_options): Add
-z text, -z notext and -z textoff.
2015-02-06 H.J. Lu <>
* Regenerated.
* configure: Likewise.
* plugin.c: Include <sys/mman.h>.
(MAP_FAILED): New. Defined if not defined.
(PROT_READ): Likewise.
(MAP_PRIVATE): Likewise.
(view_buffer_t): New.
(plugin_input_file_t): Add view_buffer.
(get_view): Try mmap and cache the view buffer.
(plugin_maybe_claim): Initialize view_buffer.
2015-02-05 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.c (release_input_file): Set fd to -1 after closing it.
(plugin_maybe_claim): Close fd only if fd != -1.
2015-02-05 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/17878
* plugin.c: Include <errno.h>.
(errno): New. Declare if needed.
(plugin_input_file_t): New.
(get_input_file): Implemented.
(get_view): Likewise.
(release_input_file): Likewise.
(add_symbols): Updated.
(get_symbols): Likewise.
(plugin_maybe_claim): Allocate a plugin_input_file_t. Close fd
only for a bfd_object input.
2015-02-02 Alan Modra <>
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (toc_section_name): New var.
(ppc_after_open): Set it.
(ppc_before_allocation): Use it.
(gld${EMULATION_NAME}_after_allocation): Here too.
2015-01-29 H.J. Lu <>
* ldfile.c (ldfile_try_open_bfd): Replace plugin_active_plugins_p()
with link_info.lto_plugin_active.
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Likewise.
* ldmain.c (add_archive_element): Likewise.
* plugin.c (plugin_active_plugins_p): Removed.
* plugin.h (plugin_active_plugins_p): Likewise.
2015-01-28 H.J. Lu <>
* plugin.h (plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Removed. Move comments to
* plugin.c (plugin_get_ir_dummy_bfd): Here. Make it static.
2015-01-28 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/17878
* plugin.c (tv_header_tags(): Add LDPT_GET_VIEW.
(get_view): New function.
(set_tv_header): Handle LDPT_GET_VIEW.
* testplug.c (tag_names): Add LDPT_GET_VIEW.
(tv_get_view): New.
(dump_tv_tag): Handle LDPT_GET_VIEW.
(parse_tv_tag): Likewise.
2015-01-28 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (INITIAL_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Define.
* emultempl/ppc64elf.em (params): Init new field.
(ppc_after_open): New function.
* ldlang.c (lang_final): Whitespace fix.
2015-01-28 James Bowman <>
* Add FT32 files.
* configure.tgt: Handle FT32 target.
* emulparams/ New file.
* scripttempl/ New file.
* Regenerate.
2015-01-28 Senthil Kumar Selvaraj <>
PR 4643
* ldexp.c (fold_name): Fold LENGTH only after
* ldgram.y (memory_spec): Don't evaluate ORIGIN and LENGTH
* ldlang.h (struct memory_region_struct): Add origin_exp and
length_exp fields.
* ldlang.c (lang_do_memory_regions): New.
(lang_memory_region_lookup): Initialize origin_exp and
length_exp fields.
(lang_process): Call lang_do_memory_regions.
2015-01-20 Andrew Burgess <>
* ldlang.c (print_assignment): Only evaluate the expression for a
PROVIDE'd assignment when the destination is being defined.
Display a special message for PROVIDE'd symbols that are not being
2015-01-20 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_SDATA_SECTIONS): Use in place of..
(OTHER_GOT_RELOC_SECTIONS): Add rela.toc1 and rela.tocbss.
(OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Don't define. Move .toc1 to..
* scripttempl/ Move SBSS too when DATA_SDATA.
2015-01-20 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (BSS_PLT): Don't define.
(OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Move .branch_lt to..
* scripttempl/ Handle DATA_SDATA and DATA_GOT/DATA_PLT/
PLT_BEFORE_GOT combination.
(DATA_GOT, SDATA_GOT): Don't define if either is already defined.
2015-01-20 Alan Modra <>
* emulparams/ (OTHER_READWRITE_SECTIONS): Move .opd to..
(OTHER_RELRO_SECTIONS_2):, new define.
* scripttempl/ Add OTHER_RELRO_SECTIONS_2.
2015-01-19 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/17615
* ldlang.c (lang_process): Run lang_common before lang_gc_sections.
2015-01-14 Jiong Wang <>
* ld-arm/elf32-reject.s: New testcase.
* ld-arm/elf32-reject.d: Likewise.
* ld-arm/elf32-reject-pie.s: Likewise.
* ld-arm/elf32-reject-pie.d: Likewise.
* ld-arm/arm-elf.exp: Run new testcases.
* ld-arm/ifunc-7.s: Delete f2/f4 test items.
* ld-arm/ifunc-7.rd: Likewise.
* ld-arm/ Likewise.
* ld-arm/ifunc-7.dd: Likewise.
* ld-arm/ifunc-8.s: Likewise.
* ld-arm/ifunc-8.rd: Likewise.
* ld-arm/ Likewise.
* ld-arm/ifunc-8.dd: Likewise.
2015-01-01 Alan Modra <>
* ldver.c (ldversion): Just print current year.
2015-01-01 Alan Modra <>
Update year range in copyright notice of all files.
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