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2016-12-31 Dimitar Dimitrov <>
* readelf.c (guess_is_rela): Add EM_TI_PRU.
(dump_relocations): Invoke elf_pru_reloc_type.
(get_machine_name): Handle EM_TI_PRU.
(is_32bit_abs_reloc): Handle R_PRU_BFD_RELOC_32.
(is_16bit_abs_reloc): Handle R_PRU_BFD_RELOC_16.
(is_none_reloc): Handle PRU_NONE and PRU_DIFF variants.
2016-12-23 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-insn.d: Update for
ASMACRO support.
2016-12-23 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-insn.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-insn.s: New test
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new tests.
2016-12-23 Tristan Gingold <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-12-23 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add marker for 2.28.
2016-12-23 Tristan Gingold <>
* po/binutils.pot: Regenerate.
2016-12-20 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-undecoded.s: Use `.module'
rather than `.set' to set the ISA level.
2016-12-20 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-noinsn.d: Adjust
test for separate EXTEND prefix disassembly.
2016-12-20 Andrew Waterman <>
* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Use
2016-12-14 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips-ase-1.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips-ase-2.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips-ase-3.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips-ase-1.s: New test source.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips-ase-2.s: New test source.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new tests.
2016-12-13 Jiong Wang <>
* readelf.c (is_32bit_abs_reloc): Recognize R_AARCH64_P32_ABS32.
2016-12-13 Nick Clifton <>
* MAINTAINERS (Past Maintainers): New section. Move Mark
Mitchell's name here.
2016-12-09 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-noinsn.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-extend-noinsn.s: New test
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new test.
2016-12-08 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-pcrel.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-pcrel.s: New test source.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new test.
2016-12-08 √Čtienne Buira <>
* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Always use hex prefix when
displaying the segment alignment.
2016-12-06 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/20930
* objcopy.c (mark_symbols_used_in_relocations): Check for a null
symbol pointer pointer before attempting to mark the symbol as
2016-12-05 Jose E. Marchesi <>
* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as maintainer for the SPARC targets.
2016-12-05 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/20923
* objcopy.c (mark_symbols_used_in_relocations): Check for a null
symbol pointer before attempting to mark the symbol as kept.
2016-12-01 Luis Machado <>
* nm.c (sort_symbols_by_size): Don't read symbol size if symbol
is synthetic.
2016-11-30 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/20815
* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Do not warn about out of
order PT_LOAD segments.
2016-11-29 Claudiu Zissulescu <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/arc/objdump.exp (Warning test): Update
2016-11-27 Ambrogino Modigliani <>
* dwarf.c: Fix spelling in comments.
* dwarf.h: Fix spelling in comments.
* objcopy.c: Fix spelling in comments.
* od-macho.c: Fix spelling in comments.
* rclex.c: Fix spelling in comments.
* readelf.c: Fix spelling in comments.
* stabs.c: Fix spelling in comments.
2016-11-23 Nick Clifton <>
PR ld/20815
* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Check PT_LOAD and PT_PHDR
segments for validity.
2016-11-22 Ambrogino Modigliani <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-11-22 Alan Modra <>
PR 20744
* NEWS: Mention PowerPC VLE relocation error.
2016-11-16 Mark Wielaard <>
* cxxfilt.c (main): Recognize rust_demangling.
2016-11-14 Rudy <>
PR binutils/20814
* dlltool.c (struct export): Remove hint field.
(make_one_lib_file): Store the ordinal value for IDATA6 not the
(gen_lib_file): Delete reference to hint field.
(mangle_defs): Delete computation of hint field.
2016-11-11 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/20751
* nm.c (with_symbol_versions): New local variable.
(long_options): Add --with-symbol-versions.
(usage): Mention --with-symbol-versions.
(print_symbol): If with_symbol_versions is set then display the
version information associated with the symbol.
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
* doc/binutils.texi (nm): Document the new option.
(objdump): Describe how symbol version information is displayed
for dynamic symbol dumps.
(readelf): Describe how symbol version information is displayed.
* testsuite/binutils-all/nm.exp: Add a test of the new feature.
2016-11-08 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/20794
* readelf.c (process_section_headers): Fix off-by-one error when
checking for invalid sh_link and sh_info fields.
2016-11-04 Andrew Burgess <>
* objcopy.c (copy_section): Add extra calls to free for error
2016-11-04 Tom Tromey <>
* dwarf-mode.el (dwarf-browse): Set default-directory. Bump
version number.
2016-11-04 Palmer Dabbelt <>
* MAINTAINERS: Add myself and Andrew Waterman as maintainers for
the RISC-V target.
2016-11-01 Palmer Dabbelt <>
Andrew Waterman <>
Add support for RISC-V architecture.
* readelf.c (guess_is_rela): Add EM_RISCV.
(get_machine_name): Likewise.
(dump_relocations): Add support for riscv relocations.
(get_machine_flags): Add support for riscv flags.
(is_32bit_abs_reloc): Add R_RISCV_32.
(is_64bit_abs_reloc): Add R_RISCV_64.
(is_none_reloc): Add R_RISCV_NONE.
* testsuite/binutils-all/objdump.exp (cpus_expected): Add riscv.
Expect the debug_ranges test to fail.
2016-10-17 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (apply_relocations): Fail if the symbol table section
linked to by the reloc section does not have either the SHT_SYMTAB
or SHT_DYNSYM type.
(print_gnu_note): Decode the contents of NT_GNU_HWCAP notes.
Print the contents of unknown note types.
(process_note): Add the file and section to the parameter list.
Use print_symbol to display the note name.
Display the contents of unknown note types.
(process_corefile_note_segment): Rename to process_notes_at.
Add section parameter. Apply relocations to the notes when
loading from a section. Display section name when processing
notes in a section.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.n: Update expected output.
2016-10-17 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (get_dynamic_type): Add DT_SYMTAB_SHNDX.
(get_machine_type): Add EM_CLOUDSHIELD, EM_COREA_1ST,
(get_group_flags): Update to handle flags in the
2016-10-14 Luis Machado <>
* testsuite/lib/utils-lib.exp (run_dump_test): Call remote_download
to copy file to remote host.
2016-10-11 Nick Clifton <>
* objdump.c (is_significant_symbol_name): New function.
(remove_useless_symbols): Do not remove significanr symbols.
(find_symbol_for_address): If an exact match for the specified
address has not been found, try scanning the dynamic relocs to see
if one of these matches the address. If so, use the symbol
associated with the reloc.
(objdump_print_addr_with_symbol): Do not print offsets to symbols
with no value.
(disassemble_section): Only use dynamic relocs if the user
requested this.
(disassemble_data): Always load dynamic relocs if they are
2016-10-06 Alan Modra <>
* dlltool.c: Spell fall through comments consistently.
* objcopy.c: Likewise.
* readelf.c: Likewise.
* dwarf.c: Add missing fall through comments.
* elfcomm.c: Likewise.
* sysinfo.y: Likewise.
* readelf.c: Likewise. Also remove extraneous comments.
2016-10-06 Alan Modra <>
* cxxfilt.c (usage): Add ATTRIBUTE_NORETURN.
* elfedit.c (usage): Likewise.
* nm.c (usage): Likewise.
* objcopy.c (copy_usage, strip_usage): Likewise.
* srconv.c (show_usage): Likewise.
* strings.c (usage): Likewise.
* sysdump.c (show_usage): Likewise.
* srconv.c: Remove unneeded forward function declarations.
* strings.c: Likewise.
* sysdump.c: Likewise.
2016-10-06 Alan Modra <>
* coffdump.c (dump_coff_where): Add missing break.
* stabs.c (stab_xcoff_builtin_type): Likewise.
2016-09-29 Alan Modra <>
* readelf.c (process_arch_specific): Call process_power_specific
for EM_PPC64.
2016-09-26 Vlad Zakharov <>
when building with CC_FOR_BUILD compiler.
* Regenerate.
* configure: Likewise.
* doc/ Likewise.
2016-09-26 Alan Modra <>
* readelf.c (display_power_gnu_attribute): Catch truncated section
for all powerpc attributes. Display long double ABI. Don't
capitalize words, except for names. Show known bits of tag values
when some unknown bits are present. Whitespace fixes.
2016-09-26 Alan Modra <>
* nm.c (get_elf_symbol_type): Don't use sprintf with translated
strings, use asprintf instead.
(get_coff_symbol_type): Likewise.
2016-09-19 Alan Modra <>
* nm.c (print_symbol): Remove is_synthetic param. Test sym->flags
(print_size_symbols, print_symbols): Adjust to suit, deleting
now unused synth_count param and fromsynth var.
(display_rel_file): Adjust, localizing synth_count.
2016-09-14 Ed Maste <>
* readelf.c (process_mips_specific): Fix typo in error message.
2016-09-06 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (request_dump_bynumber): Only call memcpy if
dump_sects is not NULL.
2016-08-29 H.J. Lu <>
* readelf.c (load_specific_debug_section): Check the external
compression header size.
2016-08-19 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (process_section_headers): Sanity check section headers.
(process_symbol_table): Don't warn on solaris binaries with local
symbols past symtab sh_info.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.s: Adjust expected ordering of
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.s-64: Likewise.
2016-08-12 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (process_symbol_table): Generate a warning if a local
symbol is found at and offste greater than or equal to the sh_info
field of it's section header.
2016-08-08 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/20440
* dwarf.c (display_debug_lines_decoded): Add checks for running
off the end of the section when populating the directory table and
file table.
(frame_display_row): Set max_regs equal to ncols.
* readelf.c (load_specific_debug_section): If the section is
compressed, but it is not big enough to hold a compression
header then warn and return 0.
PR binutils/20439
* dwarf.c (display_debug_lines_decoded): Check directory and file
indicies before using them to access directory and file tables.
2016-08-02 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/17512
* resbin.c (bin_to_res_version): Cast variables to correct type
for printing in error message.
2016-07-28 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/17512
* rescoff.c (read_coff_res_dir): Fix detection of buffer overrun.
* resbin.c (bin_to_res_version): Allow for the padded length of a
version block to be longer than the recorded length. Skip padding
2016-07-21 H.J. Lu <>
* configure: Regenerated.
2016-07-20 Claudiu Zissulescu <>
* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Add ARC disassembler options.
* testsuite/binutils-all/arc/dsp.s: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/arc/objdump.exp: Likewise.
* NEWS: Mention the new feature.
2016-07-20 Nick Clifton <>
* doc/binutils.texi (objcopy): Note that the localize symbol
options do not affect unique symbols.
2016-07-16 Alan Modra <>
* ar.c: Include plugin-api.h.
* nm.c: Likewise.
2016-07-16 Alan Modra <>
* bucomm.c: Don't include libbfd.h.
(endian_string, display_target_list): Delete forward declaration.
(display_info_table, display_target_tables): Likewise.
(struct display_target): New.
(do_display_target): New function.
(display_target_list, display_info): Rewrite functions.
(display_info_table): Delete.
(do_info_size, do_info_header, do_info_row): New functions.
2016-07-16 Alan Modra <>
* elfcomm.h (HOST_WIDEST_INT): Move to..
* sysdep.h:
* od-macho.c: Don't include libbfd.h. Do include dwarf.h
(dump_dyld_info_rebase): Use read_leb128 rather than
(dump_dyld_info_bind, dump_dyld_info_export_1): Likewise.
(dump_segment_split_info): Likewise.
(dump_dyld_info): Rename vars to avoid shadowing dwarf.h enums.
(dump_load_command): Likewise.
2016-07-16 Alan Modra <>
* ar.c: Don't include libbfd.h.
* objcopy.c: Likewise.
* bucomm.c (bfd_get_archive_filename): Use xmalloc rather than
2016-07-15 Alan Modra <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-01.s: Use .dc.a, not .word.
2016-07-14 Andrew Burgess <>
* doc/binutils.texi (objcopy): Document 'remove-relocations'.
(strip): Likewise.
(enum command_line_switch): Add 'OPTION_REMOVE_RELOCS'.
(struct option strip_options): Add 'remove-relocations'.
(struct option copy_options): Likewise.
(copy_usage): Likewise.
(strip_usage): Likewise.
(handle_remove_relocations_option): New function.
(discard_relocations): New function.
(handle_remove_section_option): New function.
(copy_relocations_in_section): Use discard_relocations.
(strip_main): Use handle_remove_section_option for
'remove-section', and handle 'remove-relocations' option.
(copy_main): Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp: Run new tests.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-01.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-01.s: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-02.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-03.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-04.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-05.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-relocs-06.d: New file.
* NEWS: Mention new option.
2016-07-14 Andrew Burgess <>
* objcopy.c (find_section_list): Handle section patterns starting
with '!' being a non-matching pattern.
* doc/binutils.texi (objcopy): Give example of using '!' with
--remove-section and --only-section.
(strip): Give example of using '!' with --remove-section.
* testsuite/binutils-all/data-sections.s: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/only-section-01.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/remove-section-01.d: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp: Run new tests.
* NEWS: Mention new feature.
2016-07-09 Alan Modra <>
PR binutils/20337
* objdump.c (compare_symbols): For ELF, sort same value/type
symbols according to size.
2016-07-05 Andre Vieria <>
* objdump.c (dump_section_header): Rename SEC_ELF_NOREAD
* readelf.c (get_elf_section_flags): Rename ARM_NOREAD to
(process_section_headers): Rename noread to purecode.
* section.c (SEC_ELF_NOREAD): Rename to ...
(SEC_ELF_PURECODE): ... this.
2016-07-01 Nick Clifton <>
* prdbg.c (pr_enum_type): Use a buffer big enough to hold an
extremely large decimal value.
(pr_range_type): Likewise.
(pr_array_type): Likewise.
(pr_struct_field): Likewise.
(pr_class_baseclass): Likewise.
(pr_class_method_variant): Likewise.
(pr_tag_type): Likewise.
(pr_int_constant): Likewise.
(pr_typed_constant): Likewise.
(pr_variable): Likewise.
(pr_function_parameter): Likewise.
(pr_start_block): Likewise.
(pr_lineno): Likewise.
(pr_end_block): Likewise.
(tg_enum_type): Likewise.
(tg_int_constant): Likewise.
(tg_typed_constant): Likewise.
(tg_start_block): Likewise.
2016-07-01 Nick Clifton <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp
(objcopy_test_without_global_symbol): Expect this test to fail on
the AArch64 and ARM targets, since they preserve their mapping
2016-07-01 Tristan Gingold <>
* NEWS: Add marker for 2.27.
2016-07-30 Tristan Gingold <>
* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Fix mis-placement.
2016-06-28 Nick Clifton <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/ar.exp: Relax previous restriction on
Alpha targets. Allow ELF based Alpha targets.
2016-06-28 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/ar.exp: Use `supports_gnu_unique' with
the `unique_symbol' test.
2016-06-28 Alan Modra <>
PR 20304
* objdump.c (objdump_print_symname): Don't attempt to retrieve
version info from synthetic symbols.
2016-06-24 Alan Modra <>
* objcopy.c (find_section_rename): Forward declare. Remove
ibfd and sec_ptr param. Add old_name param. Allow for NULL
returned_flags. Move read of section name and flags to..
(setup_section): Update find_section_rename call.
(filter_symbols): Rename section symbols for renamed sections.
(copy_object): Call filter_symbols when renamed sections.
* testsuite/lib/binutils-common.exp (is_bad_symtab): New.
* testsuite/binutils-all/update-section.exp: Revert 96037eb0
mips xfail.
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp (copy_executable): Use
(localize-hidden-1): xfail if is_bad_symtab.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.exp: Use is_bad_symtab to select
between mips/tmips.
2016-06-24 Alan Modra <>
* objdump.c (struct print_file_list): Add "max_printed".
(try_print_file_open): Init new field.
(show_line): Don't show 5 context lines when redisplaying source.
2016-06-22 Nick Clifton <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/ar.exp: Skip tests for Alpha target.
Skip bfdtest1 tests for tic30 target.
* testsuite/binutils-all/arm/objdump.exp: Skip for aout arm
* testsuite/binutils-all/compress.exp: Expect some tests to fail
on the nds32.
* testsuite/binutils-all/copy-3.d: Skip for go32 targets.
* testsuite/binutils-all/copy-4.d: Skip for AIX and linuxecoff
* testsuite/binutils-all/nm.exp: Treat beos based targets as ELF
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp: Only run reverse bytes tests
if the bintest.o file was created. Use the
get_standard_section_names proc to get the name of the data
* testsuite/binutils-all/objdump.exp: Update regexps to allow for
RX section names.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.exp: Use
get_standard_section_names proc to get the name of the data
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.r: Allow for non standard text
section names.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.s: Update regexps for tilepro.
* testsuite/binutils-all/size.exp: Allow for non standard section
* testsuite/binutils-all/update-section.exp: Expect comapre 1vs4
to fail on mips targets.
* testsuite/lib/utils-lib.exp (default_binutils_run): Use
get_standard_section_names proc.
(run_dump_test): Likewise.
(proc get_standard_section_names): New proc.
2016-06-22 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (dynamic_section_mips_val): Increase size of timebuf.
(process_mips_specific): Likewise.
(process_gnu_liblist): Likewise.
2016-06-21 Graham Markall <>
* readelf.c (decode_ARC_machine_flags): Remove E_ARC_MACH_NPS400
2016-06-15 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (is_24bit_abs_reloc): Add support for R_FT32_20
2016-06-14 John Baldwin <>
* objcopy.c (do_elf_stt_common): Use correct type.
2016-06-14 Alan Modra <>
* ar.c: Expand uses of bfd_my_archive.
* size.c: Likewise.
2016-06-14 Alan Modra <>
PR ld/20241
* bucomm.c (bfd_get_archive_filename): Return file name within thin
2016-06-02 Nick Clifton <>
PR 20089
* objcopy.c (group_signature): Fail if the input symbol table has
not been loaded, or if the sh_info field of the group header is 0.
* dwarf.c (display_debug_frames): Do not display any
interpretation if the block consists solely of DW__CFA_NOPs.
2016-05-31 Alan Modra <>
* objcopy.c: Formatting, whitespace throughout.
(copy_main): Init newsym->othersym.
(parse_symflags): Make len a size_t. Adjust uses.
2016-05-25 H.J. Lu <>
PR binutils/14625
* NEWS: Mention --enable-64-bit-archive.
2016-05-18 Nick Clifton <>
PR 20096
* objcopy.c (copy_relocations_in_section): Also check for the
symbol pointed to by sym_ptr_ptr being NULL.
2016-05-18 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mixed-mips16-micromips.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mixed-mips16-micromips.s: New test
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new test.
2016-05-18 Nick Clifton <>
* po/sv.po: Updated Swedish translation.
2016-05-18 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* readelf.c (dynamic_section_mips_val) <DT_MIPS_RLD_VERSION>
`d_val' rather than `d_ptr' member of the dynamic entry.
2016-05-17 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/lib/binutils-common.exp (supports_gnu_unique): New
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp: Use `supports_gnu_unique'
with the `strip-10' test.
2016-05-16 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp: Don't skip the `strip-10'
test for the V850.
2016-05-11 Andrew Bennett <>
* readelf.c (print_mips_ases): Add DSPR3.
2016-05-10 Thomas Preud'homme <>
* readelf.c (display_arm_attribute): Add output for Tag_DSP_extension.
(arm_attr_public_tags): Define DSP_extension attribute.
2016-05-10 Andrew Burgess <>
* doc/binutils.texi (nm): Update description of --size-sort.
2016-05-09 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/20063
* readelf.c (get_32bit_section_headers): Warn if an out of range
sh_link or sh_info field is encountered.
(get_64bit_section_headers): Likewise.
2016-05-04 Senthil Kumar Selvaraj <>
* testsuite/lib/binutils-common.exp (is_elf_format): Add avr-*-*.
2016-05-03 Nick Clifton <>
* po/sv.po: Updated Swedish translation.
2016-04-29 Pitchumani Sivanupandi <>
* readelf.c (is_32bit_pcrel_reloc): Return true if reloc is 32-bit
PC relocation for AVR target.
(is_none_reloc): Return true if reloc is any of AVR diff
2016-04-29 Nick Clifton <>
PR 19938
* readelf.c (get_solaris_segment_type): New function.
(get_segment_type): Call it.
2016-04-28 Nick Clifton <>
* po/zh_CN.po: Updated Chinese (simplified) translation.
2016-04-28 Nick Clifton <>
PR target/19722
* testsuite/binutils-all/aarch64/illegal.s: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/aarch64/illegal.d: New test driver.
2016-04-20 Trevor Saunders <>
* resres.c: Likewise.
2016-04-15 H.J. Lu <>
* Regenerated with automake 1.11.6.
* aclocal.m4: Likewise.
* doc/ Likewise.
2016-04-14 Nick Clifton <>
PR target/19938
* testsuite/binutils-all/i386/compressed-1b.d: Allow for the
string sections possibly having the SHF_STRINGS flag bit set.
* testsuite/binutils-all/i386/compressed-1c.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.s: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/readelf.s-64: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/x86-64/compressed-1b.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/x86-64/compressed-1c.d: Likewise.
2016-04-13 Nick Clifton <>
PR target/19938
* readelf.c (get_solaris_section_type): New function: Returns the
name of Solaris specific section types.
(get_solaris_dynamic_type): New function: Return the name of
Solaris specific dynamic types.
(get_dynamic_type): Use get_solaris_dynamic_type.
(get_section_type_name): Use get_solaris_section_type.
(get_solaris_symbol_visibility): New function: Returns Solaris
specific symbol visibilities.
(print_dynamic_symbol): Use get_solaris_symbol_visibility.
(process_symbol_table): Likewise.
2016-04-13 Andreas Arnez <>
* dwarf.h (init_dwarf_regnames_s390): Declare.
* dwarf.c (dwarf_regnames_s390): New.
(init_dwarf_regnames_s390): New.
(init_dwarf_regnames): Call it.
* objdump.c (dump_dwarf): Likewise.
2016-04-11 Maciej W. Rozycki <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-undecoded.d: New test.
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips16-undecoded.s: New test
* testsuite/binutils-all/mips/mips.exp: Run the new test.
2016-04-04 Nick Clifton <>
PR 19872
* dwarf.c (display_debug_aranges): Skip warning about unrecognised
version number if the version is zero.
2016-03-29 Alan Modra <>
* readelf.c (get_data): Use BFD_VMA_FMT to print bfd_size_type vars.
(get_dynamic_data): Likewise.
2016-03-22 Nick Clifton <>
PR 19851
* dwarf.c (SAFE_BYTE_GET): Replace local dynamic array allocation
with run time size check.
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-03-21 Andrew Burgess <>
* readelf.c (decode_ARC_machine_flags): Handle nps400.
2016-03-21 Andrew Burgess <>
* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Move arc processing into...
(decode_ARC_machine_flags): ... new function. Remove use of
EF_ARC_CPU_GENERIC, change default case from "generic arc" to
"unknown arc". Merged ABI printing between two machine types.
2016-03-21 Andrew Burgess <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/objdump.exp (cpus_expected): Add ARC700
to the architecture list.
2016-03-21 Nick Clifton <>
* dlltool.c: Replace use of alloca with call to xmalloc.
* dllwrap.c: Likewise.
* nlmconv.c: Likewise.
* objdump.c: Likewise.
* resrc.c: Likewise.
* winduni.c: Likewise.
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-03-07 Nick Clifton <>
PR binutils/19775
* testsuite/binutils-all/ar.exp (proc empty_archive): New proc.
Run the new proc.
* testsuite/binutils-all/empty: New, empty, file.
2016-03-04 Matthew Wahab <>
* readelf.c (arm_attry_tag_FP_arch): Add "NEON for ARMv8.1".
2016-02-26 H.J. Lu <>
PR ld/19645
* NEWS: Mention --elf-stt-common= for objcopy.
* doc/binutils.texi: Document --elf-stt-common= for objcopy.
* objcopy.c (do_elf_stt_common): New.
(command_line_switch): Add OPTION_ELF_STT_COMMON.
(copy_options): Add --elf-stt-common=.
(copy_usage): Add --elf-stt-common=.
(copy_object): Also check do_elf_stt_common for ELF targets.
(copy_file): Handle do_elf_stt_common.
(copy_main): Handle OPTION_ELF_STT_COMMON.
* readelf.c (apply_relocations): Support STT_COMMON.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1.s: New file.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1a.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1b.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1c.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1d.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1e.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-1f.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2.s: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2a.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2b.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2c.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2d.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2e.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/common-2f.d: Likewise.
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp
(objcopy_test_elf_common_symbols): New proc.
Run objcopy_test_elf_common_symbols for ELF targets
2016-02-16 H.J. Lu <>
PR binutils/19647
* readelf.c (get_section_type_name): Add a missing break.
2016-02-16 Claudiu Zissulescu <>
* readelf.c (is_32bit_pcrel_reloc): Add R_ARC_32_PCREL.
2016-02-15 Nick Clifton <>
* readelf.c (get_section_type_name): Add hex prefix to offsets
printed for LOPROC and LOOS values. Ensure that a result is
always returned for the V850 target, even when an unrecognised
processor specific value is encountered.
(process_section_headers): Display key values in the order in
which they appear to the user. Add the "C (compressed)" value to
the list.
2016-02-12 H.J. Lu <>
* doc/binutils.texi: Fix a typo.
2016-02-05 Cupertino Miranda <>
* testsuite/binutils-all/objdump.exp: Update expected default
architecture value for ARC binaries.
2016-02-02 H.J. Lu <>
PR binutils/19547
* testsuite/binutils-all/objcopy.exp
(objcopy_test_without_global_symbol): New proc.
Run objcopy_test_without_global_symbol.
* testsuite/binutils-all/pr19547.c: New file.
2016-01-28 H.J. Lu <>
PR binutils/19523
* (check-DEJAGNU): Pass CC and CC_FOR_BUILD to
* Regenerated.
* testsuite/binutils-all/compress.exp (test_gnu_debuglink): New
Run test_gnu_debuglink for native ELF build.
2016-01-20 Nick Clifton <>
PR 19495
* testsuite/binutils-all/dlltool.exp: Fix tests for targets which
do not support inserting leading underscores.
2016-01-20 Mickael Guene <>
* readelf.c (get_elf_section_flags): Display y letter for section
with SHF_ARM_NOREAD section flag in readelf section output.
(process_section_headers): Add y letter in readelf section output
key mapping for ARM architecture.
* objdump.c (dump_section_header): Display NOREAD attributes as
* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Note that it is correct for
sections to have both the READONLY and NOREAD attributes.
2016-01-19 John Baldwin <>
* readelf.c (get_freebsd_elfcore_note_type): Remove unused variable.
2016-01-19 John Baldwin <>
* readelf.c (get_freebsd_elfcore_note_type): New
(process_note): Add support for FreeBSD core notes.
2016-01-18 Miranda Cupertino <>
Zissulescu Claudiu <>
* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Add support for newer ARC ELF
header flags.
2016-01-18 Alan Modra <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-01-17 Alan Modra <>
* configure: Regenerate.
2016-01-17 Alan Modra <>
* testsuite/lib/binutils-common.exp (is_elf_format): Return true
for m68hc11/12 and xgate triples.
2016-01-17 Alan Modra <>
* readelf.c (is_32bit_abs_reloc): Add R_M68HC11_32.
2016-01-01 Alan Modra <>
Update year range in copyright notice of all files.
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