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1999-12-29 Richard Henderson <>
* elflink.h (bfd_elf,size_dynamic_sections): Don't export all
if no dynamic sections created.
1999-12-27 Nick Clifton <>
* peicode.h (pe_bfd_object_p): Only define for PE format
1999-12-17 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-i386.c (i3coff_object_p): Delete.
(i386coff_vec): Replace reference to i3coff_object_p with a
reference to coff_object_p.
* coff-mcore.c (pe_object_p): Delete.
* peicode.h (pe_bfd_object_p): New function: Detect the
presence of a PE format COFF object file. Also detect and
warn about the presence of LINK6 format Image Library Format
object files.
1999-12-16 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c (NUM_ELEM): New macro.
(NUM_RELOCS): New macro: The number of known ARM relocs.
(RTYPE2HOWTO): Return NULL if the reloc type is out of range.
(coff_arm_rtype_to_howto): Return NULL if the reloc type is out
of range.
(bfd_arm_process_before_allocation): Produce a warning message if
an out of range symbol index is encountered.
1999-12-14 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (is_global_symbol_definition): New Function: Return
true iff the symbol is being given a global definition in this
(elf_link_is_defined_archive_symbol): Do not bother processing
symbols for an archive element that has already been included
in the link.
Use is_global_symbol_definition().
1999-12-09 Andrew Cagney <>
* config.bfd: Add support for sparc-*-netbsdelf* and
1999-12-13 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_is_defined_archive_symbol): Check to see
if the symbol is in the common section.
1999-12-10 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_is_defined_archive_symbol): New
function: Decide if a symbol, in an archive map is there
because it is defined in the archive element, or because it is
just another common declaration of it.
(elf_link_add_archive_symbols): Use
elf_link_is_defined_archive_symbol to decide if an archive
element contain a reference to a common symbol should be
linked in or not.
1999-12-10 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h: Revert previous patch.
* targets.c: Revert previous patch.
* libbfd-in2.h: Revert previous patch.
* libbfd.h: Revert previous patch.
* elfxx-target.h: Revert previous patch.
* archive.c: Revert previous patch.
* aout-target.h: Revert previous patch.
* aout-tic30.h: Revert previous patch.
* bfd.c: Revert previous patch.
* coff-alpha.c: Revert previous patch.
* coff-rs6000.c: Revert previous patch.
* elf64-mips.c: Revert previous patch.
* ieee.c: Revert previous patch.
* libecoff.h: Revert previous patch.
* oasys.c: Revert previous patch.
* som.c: Revert previous patch.
* vms.c: Revert previous patch.
1999-12-09 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_archive_symbols): Add an archive
element even if contains a symbol which is currently only
considered to be a common.
* targets.c (struct bfd_target): Add new field
* bfd-in2.h:Regenerate.
* libbfd-in2.h (_bfd_noarchive_allow_commons_in_armap):
(_bfd_archive_bsd_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* libbfd.h: Regenerate.
* elfxx-target.h: If using COFF archive map, override
definition of allow_commons_in_armap and replace with
* archive.c (bfd_compute_and_write_armap): Do not place common
symbols into the archive map unless _bfd_allow_commons_in_armap
returns true.
* aout-target.h (MY_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* aout-tic30.h (MY_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* bfd.c (bfd_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* coff-alpha.h (alpha_ecoff_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* coff-rs6000.h (xcoff_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* elf64-mips.c (bfd_elf64_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* ieee.c (ieee_ecoff_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* libecoff.h (_bfd_ecoff_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* oasys.c (oasys_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* som.c (som_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
* vms.c (vms_allow_commons_in_armap): Define.
1999-12-07 Jim Blandy <>
Add support for SSE registers in ELF core files.
* elf.c (elfcore_make_note_pseudosection): New function.
(elfcore_grok_prfpreg): Use it.
(elfcore_grok_prxfpreg): New function.
(elfcore_grok_note): Recognize Linux NT_PRXFPREG notes.
1999-12-03 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Divide R_MIPS_PC16
value by 4 before storing it back in the field. From
Koundinya. K <>.
Tue Nov 30 22:41:14 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* archures.c (bfd_mach_am33): Define.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuilt.
* cpu-m10300.c (bfd_am33_arch): Add to the mn103 architecture list
* elf-m10300.c (mn10300_elf_relax_section): Handle am33 instructions.
(compute_function_info): Handle additional registers saved by
movm on the am33.
(elf_mn10300_mach): Handle E_MN10300_MACH_AM33.
(_bfd_mn10300_elf_final_write_processing): Handle bfd_mach_am33.
1999-11-29 Jim Blandy <>
* elf.c (bfd_get_elf_phdrs, bfd_get_elf_phdr_upper_bound): New
* bfd-in2.h (bfd_get_elf_phdrs, bfd_get_elf_phdr_upper_bound): New
1999-11-27 Michael Meissner <>
* reloc.c (BFD_RELOC_ALPHA_USER_LITERAL): New relocation for
internal use within gas for alpha explicit relocations.
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_reloc_map): Add mappings for
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* libbfd.h: Regenerate.
1999-11-26 Fred Fish <>
* elf.c (elfcore_read_notes): Add prototype for static function.
(_bfd_elf_make_section_from_phdr): Renamed from bfd_section_from_phdr.
(bfd_section_from_phdr): Replacement function that calls
_bfd_elf_make_section_from_phdr for generic segment types and
backend fucntion pointed to by elf_backend_section_from_phdr for
backend specific segment types.
(_bfd_elfcore_section_from_phdr): Remove call to elfcore_read_notes,
now called by _bfd_elf_make_section_from_phdr. Note that this func
is now just a stub between the caller and bfd_section_from_phdr.
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Add new function pointer
(elf_backend_section_from_phdr): Add prototype.
* elfxx-target.h (elf_backend_section_from_phdr): Define default.
(elfNN_bed): Add elf_backend_section_from_phdr.
1999-11-25 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c (bfd_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Add
SEC_CODE and SEC_READONLY flags to glue sections.
* elf32-arm.h (bfd_elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Add
SEC_CODE and SEC_READONLY flags to glue sections.
1999-11-20 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (coff_mcore_relocate_section): Fix typo in previous
1999-11-19 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_cpu32_plt0_entry): Fix encoding.
(elf_cpu32_plt_entry): Likewise.
1999-11-18 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (coff_mcore_rtype_to_howto): Special case handling
for RVA relocs.
(coff_mcore_relocate_section): Initialise addend to 0.
Special case processing of RVA reloc.
1999-11-17 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Reorder collect and
type_change_ok; add sign_extend_vma.
* elf32-mips.c (elf_backend_sign_extend_vma): Define.
* elfcode.h (elf_swap_symbol_in): Mind be->sign_extend_vma.
(elf_swap_shdr_in, elf_swap_phdr_in): Likewise.
* elfxx-target.h (elf_backend_sign_extend_vma): Default.
(elfNN_bed): Follow struture changes.
1999-11-09 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* libbfd.c (bfd_read): Check result of read against desired result
using !=, not <.
(_bfd_generic_get_section_contents): Set bfd_error if the seek is
invalid compared to the section size.
* ieee.c (ieee_slurp_debug): Get the length of the debug
information right if there is no data part.
Tue Nov 2 01:44:41 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (som_fixup_formats): Improve handling of R_AUX_UNWIND,
1999-10-28 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): Make last_local signed.
1999-10-27 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* stabs.c (_bfd_link_section_stabs): Make sure .stabstr section
starts with a zero.
Sat Oct 23 17:36:12 1999 Andrew Cagney <>
* archures.c: Add definitions bfd_mach_d10v, bfd_mach_d10v_ts2 and
* cpu-d10v.c (d10v_ts3_info, d10v_ts2_info): Add.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
1999-10-15 Andrew Haley <>
* dwarf1.c (parse_die): Fail to parse a die if its length is zero.
Sun Oct 17 17:19:00 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* libhppa.h (bfd_hppa_insn2fmt): Change to return an int.
1999-10-08 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): When overriding a weak symbol with
a defined symbol in a shared library, clear the DEF_DYNAMIC flag
Fri Oct 8 13:03:45 1999 Geoffrey Keating <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): R_MIPS_LITERAL
relocs also need the GP value.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Handle unpaired LO16 relocs
properly. Handle sign-extension for R_MIPS_64 correctly. Correct
the GP value for R_MIPS_LITERAL relocs too. Handle
R_MIPS_64 relocs properly on big-endian MIPS.
(mips_elf_sign_extend): Behave properly with 'long long'.
(mips_elf_highest): Correct typo.
Mon Oct 4 17:49:45 1999 Nick Clifton <>
* cpu-m32r.c (arch_info_struct): New static global.
(bfd_m32r_arch): Refer to it.
* elf32-m32r.c (m32r_elf_object_p): Recognize E_M32RX_ARCH.
(m32r_elf_print_private_bfd_data): Ditto.
(m32r_elf_final_write_processing): Handle bfd_mach_m32rx.
* archures.c (bfd_mach_m32rx): Define it.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-09-28 Fred Fish <>
* targets.c (cisco_core_vec): Replaced with two new vecs ...
(cisco_core_big_vec): Add new bigendian vec.
(cisco_core_little_vec): Add new little endian vec.
* cisco-core.c (CRASH_INFO): Fixed offset replaced with ...
(crash_info_locs): Add array of possible offsets.
(MASK_ADDR): Mask to apply to crash info offset.
(crashinfo_external): Add textbase, database, bssbase and
turn into a typedef.
(cisco_core_file_validate): Renamed from cisco_core_file_p.
Many small changes to account for additional hardware versions.
Pick a reasonable size for ".reg" section. Add a ".crash"
section to allow access to crashinfo_external struct.
(cisco_core_file_p): New version of this function that
iterates over crash_info_locs, calling cisco_core_file_validate.
(cisco_core_vec): Old big endian only vec replaced with ...
(cisco_core_big_vec): Add big endian version.
(cisco_core_little_vec): Add little endian version.
* (cisco_core_vec): Split to two new vectors ...
(cisco_core_big_vec): New target vector.
(cisco_core_little_vec): New target vector.
* configure: Regenerate.
* config.bfd (targ): For m68*-*-aout* targ, change cisco_core_vec
to cisco_core_big_vec in targ_selvecs.
1999-09-28 Geoffrey Keating <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_relocate_hi16): Unused, delete.
(mips_elf_relocate_got_local): Unused, delete.
(mips_elf_relocate_global_got): Unused, delete.
1999-09-24 Fred Fish <>
* elf.c (bfd_section_from_phdr): Add typename variable. Use p_type
to initialize it to something meaningful. Then use it to generate
more useful segment names.
Sun Sep 19 12:16:47 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (NO_PCREL_MODES): Define if the system does not define
(hppa_som_gen_reloc_type): Handle both short and long pcrel branches.
(som_write_fixups): Eliminate redundant pcrel mode relocs. Handle
* libhppa.h (dis_assemble_22): New function.
(bfd_hppa_insn2fmt): Handle long branch.
* libhppa.h (bfd_hppa_insn2fmt): Decode and handle formats found
in PA2.0.
1999-09-17 Alan Modra <>
* coff-i386.c (coff_i386_reloc_type_lookup): Support BFD_RELOC_16,
(reloc_howto_type howto_table): Tidy comments and whitespace.
1999-09-17 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.h (bfd_elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Undo
previous delta. Set sec->gc_mark instead.
Thu Sep 16 11:21:13 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_cpu32_plt0_entry): Use a1 instead of a0.
(elf_cpu32_plt_entry): Likewise.
Thu Sep 16 10:48:17 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_write_processing): Turn on TRAPNIL.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link): If unable to find __gp in the
symbol table, then just compute a suitable value (but do not
create a __gp symbol).
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_relocate_section): Allow undefined
symbols when building shared libraries.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Correct handling of PCREL
relocations against undefined symbols.
1999-09-16 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.h (bfd_elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Mark
interworking sections as linker created so that they will not
be removed by garbage collection.
Wed Sep 15 02:31:57 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link): Revamp __gp handling.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Consistently create an absolute
address, then subtract out the value of __gp.
1999-09-14 Michael Meissner <>
* (Canonicalization of target names): Remove adding
${CONFIG_SHELL} in front of $ac_config_sub, since autoconfig 2.14
generates $ac_config_sub with a ${CONFIG_SHELL} already.
* configure: Regenerate.
1999-09-14 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-m32r.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Change to 0x1 (at request of
Mon Sep 13 20:01:47 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_record_segment_addrs): New function.
(elf_hppa_final_link): Initialize text_segment_base and
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle SEGREL relocations.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link): Remove unused variables.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Likewise.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Likewise.
(elf_hppa_relocate_section): Initialize HOWTO.
1999-09-13 Donn Terry <>
* coffcode.h (styp_to_sec_flags): Further refinement of COMDAT
handling to support both GNU and MS objects.
* coffcode.h (coff_write_object_contents): Don't check reloc_count
when determining whether to set F_RELFLG.
1999-09-13 Philip Blundell <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Don't range-check
PC24 relocs if the target is an undefined weak symbol.
(arm_add_to_rel): Fix compiler warning.
(elf32_arm_plt0_entry): Correct comments.
1999-09-13 Alan Modra <>
* elfcode.h (write_relocs): Check for the_bfd NULL when handling
an absolute symbol in REL relocs.
Sun Sep 12 23:47:58 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle SECREL32.
Stub SEGREL32. Return an error for any relocation not handled.
1999-09-12 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* cofflink.c (coff_link_add_symbols): Look for special MSVC string
constant symbols, and avoid multiple definition errors on them.
1999-09-12 Donn Terry <>
* libbfd.c (bfd_log2): Rewrite to avoid infinite loop if most
significant bit is set.
1999-09-11 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elfcode.h (write_relocs): Handle an absolute symbol in REL
relocs as we do for RELA relocs.
1999-09-11 Donn Terry <>
* libpei.h (_bfd_pei_final_link_postscript): Declare.
(coff_final_link_postscript): Define.
* peigen.c (_bfd_pei_swap_aouthdr_out): Don't set value for data
directory entries here.
(_bfd_pei_final_link_postscript): New function.
* peigen.c (_bfd_pei_swap_scnhdr_out): Remove code which sets
section flags based on the section name.
* peicode.h (coff_swap_scnhdr_in): If COFF_IMAGE_WITH_PE, the
get the overflow of the s_nlnno field from the s_nreloc field.
* peigen.c (_bfd_pei_swap_scnhdr_out): If doing a final link, swap
the s_nlnno overflow of the .text section into the s_nreloc
* peigen.c (add_data_entry): Declare.
(pei_swap_aouthdr_out): Get image size right. Set linker version
more intuitively.
(pei_swap_scnhdr_out): Test for UNINIT section, not .bss.
(pe_print_idata): Code cleanup, print more info, get rid of (now)
extraneous ImageBase.
(pe_print_edata): Likewise.
(pe_print_pdata): Likewise. Print exception entries.
(pe_print_reloc): Likewise. Print MIPS_JMPADDR.
(tbl): Make const, add "UNKNOWN".
(_bfd_pe_print_private_bfd_data_common): Print timestamp.
(_bfd_pe_bfd_copy_private_bfd_data_common): Don't copy deleted
section data directory.
(_bfd_pe_bfd_copy_private_section_data): Copy pe_flags.
* libpei.h (_bfd_pe_bfd_get_symbol_info): Declare.
* peigen.c (_bfd_pe_bfd_get_symbol_info): New function.
* peicode.h (coff_get_symbol_info): Define.
* config.bfd (i[3456]86-*-interix*): Set targ_cflags to
* coffcode.h (styp_to_sec_flags): Check STRICT_PE_FORMAT rather
than __INTERIX.
(coff_classify_symbol): Re-revert 1999-08-08 patch if
* libpei.h: New file, broken out of peicode.h.
* peigen.c: New file, broken out of peicode.h.
* peicode.h: A bunch of code moved out to libpei.h and peigen.c.
* Add peigen.lo to list of files required for each
PE target.
* Rebuild dependencies.
(BFD32_BACKENDS): Add peigen.lo.
(BFD32_BACKENDS_CFILES): Add peigen.c.
(SOURCE_HFILES): Add libpei.h.
* configure, Rebuild.
* peicode.h (coff_swap_scnhdr_in): Don't check for a special
instead. Don't clear the s_paddr field for an uninitialized data
* coffcode.h (coff_mkobject_hook): Set timestamp field in
coff_data_type to f_timdat.
* peicode.h (pe_mkobject_hook): Likewise.
* peicode.h (coff_swap_filehdr_in): Check the NT executable magic
* coffcode.h (coff_mkobject_hook): If COFF_WITH_PE, set HAS_DEBUG
to the reverse of IMAGE_FILE_DEBUG_STRIPPED.
(coff_write_object_contents): Set IMAGE_FILE_DEBUG_STRIPPED if
there is no SEC_DEBUGGING section.
* peicode.h (pe_mkobject_hook): Set HAS_DEBUG to the reverse of
* pe-i386.c (COFF_LONG_FILENAMES): Define.
* pei-i386.c (COFF_LONG_FILENAMES): Define.
* coffswap.h (IMAGE_BASE): Don't define.
* pei-arm.c (IMAGE_BASE): Don't define.
* pei-i386.c (IMAGE_BASE): Don't define.
* pei-mcore.c (IMAGE_BASE): Don't define.
* pei-ppc.c (IMAGE_BASE): Don't define.
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): When writing out a
symbol, switch on the class when determining whether to modify the
value. For PE, don't modify the value of a C_FCN symbol not named
* libbfd-in.h (_bfd_abort): Declare.
(abort): Define.
* bfd.c (_bfd_abort): New function.
* libbfd.h: Rebuild.
* coffcode.h (coff_set_alignment_hook): Delete POWERPC_LE_PE
special handling.
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): If a symbol is stripped,
don't write out the associated line numbers.
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_write_global_sym): Handle section symbol
aux entries.
* cofflink.c (coff_link_add_symbols): Don't warn about symbol type
changes when the base type is unknown.
* coffgen.c (coff_print_symbol): Fix printing of aux record for
function symbols.
* syms.c (BSF_DEBUGGING_RELOC): Define.
* coffcode.h (coff_slurp_symbol_table): If PE, set BSF_DEBUGGING
for C_FCN/C_EFCN symbols, and set BSF_DEBUGGING_RELOC for such
symbols named .bf.
* coffgen.c (fixup_symbol_value): Relocate a symbol which has
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-09-10 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ecoff.c (bfd_debug_section): Update initialization for new
comdat_info field.
(_bfd_ecoff_styp_to_sec_flags): Add section parameter.
* libecoff.h (_bfd_ecoff_styp_to_sec_flags): Update declaration.
1999-09-10 H.J. Lu <>
* coff-alpha.c (alpha_ecoff_backend_data): Initialize the new
_bfd_filnmlen field.
* coff-mips.c (mips_ecoff_backend_data): Likewise.
Fri Sep 10 00:35:14 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Create .opd entries
for FPTR relocs involving local symbols.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Get the right
value for the stub address in a call through a stub.
Install the value for a local symbol directly into the DLT
instead of generating a reloc. Correctly handle FPTR64 relocs.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_unmark_useless_dynamic_symbols): New function.
(elf_hppa_remark_useless_dynamic_symbols): Similarly.
(elf_hppa_final_link): Call them.
1999-09-10 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_fix_symbol_flags): Move weakdef handling here...
(elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): ...from here.
Wed Sep 8 17:56:11 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_howto_table); There is no DIR64WR, DIR64DR
relocation, remove them. SECREL64->LTOFF16WF.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle LTOFF* relocations. Handle
DIR* relocations.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle PLTOFF* relocs.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle DPREL* and
GPREL* relocations.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_link_final_relocate): Fix typos.
Handle LTOFF_TP* relocs.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle PCREL* relocs.
Consistently deal with addends. Handle DLTIND14F and DLTREL14F.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Handle PCREL* relocs.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle LT_OFF_FPTR*,
DIR32, DIR64 and FPTR64 relocations.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link): Set the value of __gp to the
address of the section.
(elf_hppa_relocate_section): Lookup and pass the PA64 hash
table entry elf_hppa_final_link_relocate. Do not give a warning
for a reloc against an external symbol if it has a PA64 hash
table entry.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Significantly rework. Handle
DLTIND relocations. Compute the final value of the relocation
before passing the value of elf_hppa_relocate_insn.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Revamp to handle just bit tiwiddling
relocation support. Handle DLTIND relocation requests just like
DLTREL relocation requests. Simplify branch handling.
1999-09-08 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_relocate_section): Catch problems with
non-allocated section as done in i386 version.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Uncomment R_PARISC_14F in switch
statement since this is no know relocation.
Tue Sep 7 17:25:12 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle DLTREL14F
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle DLTREL14WR and
DLTREL14WD relocs.
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_link_relocate): Handle DLTREL14R and
DLTREL21L relocs. Pass the output bfd to elf_hppa_relocate_insn.
Pass the relocate type rather than the insn format to
(elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Make switch dependent on relocation type
rather than the opcode. Handle DLTREL21L and DLTREL14R relocs.
1999-09-07 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* coffcode.h (bfd_coff_backend_data): Add _bfd_filnmlen field.
(bfd_coff_filnmlen): Define.
(bfd_coff_std_swap_table): Initialize new field.
* coffgen.c (coff_fix_symbol_name): Use bfd_coff_filnmlen rather
(coff_write_symbols): Likewise.
(coff_get_normalized_symtab): Likewise.
* coff-sh.c (bfd_coff_small_swap_table): Initialize new field.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
1999-09-06 Donn Terry <>
* coffcode.h (sort_by_secaddr): New static function if
(coff_compute_section_file_positions): If COFF_IMAGE_WITH_PE, sort
sections by VMA when assigning target_index values. Always set
* libcoff-in.h (struct pei_section_tdata): Add pe_flags field.
* coffcode.h (coff_set_alignment_hook) [COFF_WITH_PE version]: Set
pe_flags field.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
* coffcode.h (coff_set_custom_section_alignment): Add const to
declaration to match definition.
(coff_write_object_contents): Don't set F_AR32W(R)? if
* coff-i386.c (in_reloc_p): Add declaration.
(i386coff_vec): Simplify initialization of
* coffcode.h (sec_to_styp_flags): Write separate COFF_WITH_PE
version. Move COFF_WITH_PE specific code to new version.
(stype_to_sec_flags): Likewise. Add section parameter.
* coffgen.c (make_a_section_from_file): Set target_index before
calling styp_to_sec_flags. Pass section to styp_to_sec_flags.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
* syms.c (stt): Add some PE/PEI section names.
(bfd_decode_symclass): Return 'w', not 'U', for a weak undefined
(bfd_symbol_info): Check for 'w'.
* section.c (struct bfd_comdat_info): Define.
(asection): Add comdat field.
(STD_SECTION): Initialize comdat field.
(bfd_make_section_anyway): Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-09-06 Andreas Schwab <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): Copy NON_GOT_REF flag
to version symbols.
1999-09-06 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (elf_gc_record_vtentry): Use bfd_zmalloc and
bfd_realloc instead of calloc and realloc.
1999-09-04 Steve Chamberlain <>
* cpu-pj.c: New file.
* elf32-pj.c: New file.
* config.bfd (pj*): New cpu.
(pj-*-*, pjl-*-*): New targets.
* (bfd_elf32_pj_vec): New target vector.
(bfd_elf32_pjl_vec): New target vector.
* archures.c (bfd_arch_pj): Define.
* elf.c (prep_headers): Handle bfd_arch_pj.
* reloc.c: Define BFD_RELOC_PJ_* relocations.
* targets.c (bfd_elf32_pj_vec, bfd_elf32_pjl_vec): Declare and add
to target vector list.
* Rebuild dependencies.
(ALL_MACHINES): Add cpu-pj.lo.
(ALL_MACHINES_CFILES): Add cpu-pj.c.
(BFD32_BACKENDS): Add elf32-pj.lo.
(BFD32_BACKENDS_CFILES): Add elf32-pj.c.
* configure,, bfd-in2.h, libbfd.h: Rebuild.
1999-09-04 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf-bfd.h (ELF_LINK_NON_GOT_REF): Define.
* elflink.h (elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Copy REF_REGULAR_NONWEAK
and NON_GOT_REF from weak defined symbol to real symbol.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_check_relocs): Set NON_GOT_REF.
(elf_i386_adjust_dynamic_symbol): If NON_GOT_REF is not set, don't
create a COPY reloc.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_check_relocs): Set NON_GOT_REF.
(elf32_sparc_adjust_dynamic_symbol): If NON_GOT_REF is not set,
don't create a COPY reloc.
1999-09-03 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): When counting relocations, don't
count those in sections we are not including in the link.
Thu Sep 2 17:41:20 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): Work around bogus SH_LINK
field in hpux11 shared libraries.
1999-09-02 Nick Clifton <>
* elflink.h (elf_gc_record_vtentry): Fix memory leak.
Wed Sep 1 13:34:29 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_add_symbol_hook): New function.
(elf_hppa_final_link, elf_hppa_relocate_section): Likewise.
(elf_hppa_final_link_relocate, elf_hppa_relocate_insn): Likewise.
1999-08-31 Alexandre Petit-Bianco <>
* elflink.h (record_link_assignment): When possible, keep the
original type of the symbol.
Mon Aug 30 15:26:48 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type): Allow both
R_PARISC_DIR32 and R_PARISC_DIR64 regardless of how the
tools were configured.
* elf32-hppa.h (_bfd_elf32_hppa_gen_reloc_type): Declare.
1999-08-26 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Don't allocate local
GOT entries for GOT16 relocations; they're not required.
1999-08-24 Nick Clifton <>
From a patch submitted by Roland McGrath <>
* config.bfd (arm-*-netbsd*): New target.
* (armnetbsd_vec): New target vector.
* configure: Regenerate
* targets.c (bfd_target_vector): Add &armnetbsd_vec.
* (BFD32_BACKENDS): Add armnetbsd.lo.
(ALL_MACHINES_CFILES): Add armnetbsd.c.
(armnetbsd.lo): New rule with deps.
* Regenerate.
* armnetbsd.c: New file: Definitions specific to arm-netbsd
Tue Aug 24 00:25:58 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (som_slurp_symbol_table): Fix typo in comment.
Fri Aug 20 17:01:23 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_fake_sections): Compute section indices
here instead of using elf_section_data...
1999-08-19 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (mcore_emit_base_file_entry): New function: Emit
relocations into the base file.
(coff_mcore_relocate_section): Call mcore_emit_base_file_entry if
we are building a base file.
1999-08-19 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.h (arm_add_to_rel): New function. Add a value to
a REL style reloc.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Use arm_add_to_rel to increment
REL relocs when performing a partial relocation.
1999-08-18 Donn Terry <>
* cofflink.c: Move definitions of N_TMASK, et. al., out of
_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd into top level.
* coff-i386.c (coff_i386_reloc): Handle R_IMAGEBASE.
(RTYPE2HOWTO): Return NULL if reloc type is out of range.
(coff_i386_rtype_to_howto): Likewise.
* coffcode.h (coff_slurp_symbol_table): Change a -2 to N_DEBUG.
Completely ignore symbols which are all zero.
(dummy_reloc16_estimate): Add return 0.
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): Rename inner scope
variable copy to name_copy to avoid shadowing outer scope
* libcoff-in.h (coff_data_type): Change raw_syment_count field
from unsigned int to unsigned long. Add timestamp field.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
1999-08-17 H.J. Lu <>
* elf32-hppa.c (bfd_elf32_bfd_is_local_label_name): Fix typo in
macro definition.
1999-08-17 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_add_symbol_hook): Set BSF_DYNAMIC
for special section symbols.
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): If we have no old BFD, check
BSF_DYNAMIC on the section symbol to see whether the old BFD is
1999-08-15 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Fix unfortunate
coincidence of variable names between old and new code.
1999-08-12 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_to_thumb_stub): Make 'offset' parameter
into a bfd_vma and 'addend' parameter a 'bfd_signed_vma'.
(elf32_thumb_to_arm_stub): Make 'offset' parameter into a bfd_vma
and 'addend' parameter a 'bfd_signed_vma'.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Do not involve stubs in
R_ARM_THM_PC22 relocs relative to section symbols, they are long
jumps, not function calls.
1999-08-11 Robin Farine <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Check for overflow
in R_ARM_PC24 relocs.
Tue Aug 10 12:48:09 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_fake_sections): New function.
* elf32-hppa.c (elf_backend_fake_sections): Define.
* elf-hppa.h (elf_hppa_final_write_processing): Update for
recent changes to the arch_info structure.
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type): Handle
* cpu-hppa.c (bfd_hppa20w_arch): New entry in architecture info
Tue Aug 10 00:34:29 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
Ralf Baechle <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Always
(_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Use the same value as
DT_MIPS_SYMTABNO if there are no global GOT symbols.
Tue Aug 10 00:21:08 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_create_dynamic_relocation): Change
prototype. Handle local symbols. Add commentary.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Adjust accordingly.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Handle local symbols in R_MIPS_32
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): Tweak last change.
1999-08-09 Mark Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_size_reloc_section): Use the counts in the
elf-section data to allocate just the right amount of relocation
space. Don't allocate the hash space twice.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Calculate the amount of space to allocate in
each relocation section.
Mon Aug 9 17:37:30 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type, case 32): When in
64bit mode, generate a section relative relocation for a 32bit
wide relocation.
(elf_hppa_is_local_label_name): New function.
* elf32-hppa.c (elf_hppa_is_local_label_name): Deleted. To be
shared between 32bit and 64bit port.
1999-08-09 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_howto_table): Fix src_mask for
(mips_elf_got16_entry): Use mips_elf_high to calculate the value
to use when looking for a preexisting GOT entry.
1999-08-09 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_relocate_section): Back out part of
the Sep. 4th, 1998 change. glibc 2.0.x dynamic linker had bug,
not binutils.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Likewise.
1999-08-09 Geoff Keating <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_output_extsym): Don't output a weak
reference to an undefined symbol just because it was defined weak
in a shared object.
1999-08-09 Eli Zaretskii <>
* coffgen.c (coff_find_nearest_line): When looking for file, use
last best match rather than first. If address is beyond last line
number record, don't return the last line as the correct value.
1999-08-08 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* section.c (SEC_SMALL_DATA): Rename from SEC_SHORT.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-08-08 Mark Elbrecht <>
* libcoff-in.h (struct coff_section_alignment_entry): Define.
* coffcode.h (coff_set_custom_section_alignment): New static
(coff_section_alignment_table): New static array.
(coff_new_section_hook): Use coff_set_customer_section_alignment.
* coff-stgo32.c (COFF_SECTION_ALIGNMENT_ENTRIES): Define.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
1999-08-08 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Rename .dep* files to DEP*. Change DEP variable to
* Rebuild.
1999-08-08 Mumit Khan <>
* section.c (SEC_SHARED): Define.
* coffcode.h (sec_to_styp_flags): Handle SEC_SHARED.
(styp_to_sec_flags): Likewise.
* peicode.h (coff_swap_scnhdr_out): Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-08-08 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* coffcode.h (coff_classify_symbol): Comment out part of
1999-08-05 change which breaks cygwin DLLs.
* acinclude.m4 (BFD_BINARY_FOPEN): Change -windows to -windows*.
* aclocal.m4, configure: Rebuild.
1999-08-06 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* section.c (global_syms): Only initialize union field if
1999-08-04 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_got16_entry): Don't multiply GOT index by
the size of a GOT entry here.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Don't create a local GOT entry
for the symbol in a GOT16 relocation; just for it's high-order bit
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Fix thinko.
1999-08-05 Ian Lance Taylor <>
Based on patches from Donn Terry <>:
* coffcode.h (enum coff_symbol_classification): Define.
(bfd_coff_backend_data): Rename _bfd_coff_sym_is_global to
_bfd_coff_classify_symbol. Change return type.
(bfd_coff_classify_symbol): Rename from bfd_coff_sym_is_global.
(coff_slurp_symbol_table): Use coff_classify_symbol.
(coff_classify_symbol): New static function.
(coff_sym_is_global): Never define.
(bfd_coff_std_swap_table): Initialize with coff_classify_symbol.
* cofflink.c (coff_link_check_ar_symbols): Use
bfd_coff_classify_symbol rather than bfd_coff_sym_is_global.
(coff_link_add_symbols): Likewise.
(_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): Likewise.
* coff-sh.c (bfd_coff_small_swap_table): Initialize with
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
Wed Aug 4 18:08:07 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* libhppa.h (R_HPPA_LTPSEL, R_HPPA_RTPSEL): New field selectors
(e_ltpsel, e_rtpsel): Similarly.
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type): Handle 21bit e_ltpsel
and 14bit ertpsel. Handle 64bit psel.
1999-08-04 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Tweak HI16/LO16
handling for REL relocations. And only left-shift R_MIPS26
relocation addends where necessary.
1999-08-03 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_next_lo16_addend): Rename to ...
(mips_elf_next_lo16_relocation): Don't compute the addend here.
Just return the relocation found.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Pull the LO16 addend out of the
section itself when using REL relocations.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Restore
_DYNAMIC_LINK handling and handling of undefined symbols in shared
1999-08-03 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Don't use the relocation
value of a symbol in a SEC_DEBUGGING section. Warn when doing a
relocation against a symbol in an input section with no output
section. From Daniel Jacobowitz <>.
* coff-stgo32.c (go32_stubbed_coff_object_p): Remove; not used.
* acinclude.m4 (BFD_CC_FOR_BUILD): Change to use conftest, and to
look for generated file correctly.
* aclocal.m4, configure: Rebuild.
1999-08-02 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Handle R_MIPS_26
and R_MIPS16_26 relocations correctly when relocating.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Don't assume that R_MIPS_CALL_HI16
and R_MIPS_CALL_LO16 are for global symbols.
1999-08-02 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): Copy the whole isym, not just
some fields.
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_output_arch_syms): Declare used
variables and initialize them.
1999-08-01 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Handle the case where
there are no global symbols requiring GOT entries.
(_bfd_mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Undefined weak
symbols are considered to have the value zero.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Don't try to perform a
relocation for an undefined symbol.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Allocate locate GOT space for local
GOT16 relocations.
1999-07-30 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_build_plt): Cosmetic change - ABI
wants ba,a,pt %xcc instead of %icc.
Emit correct .PLT0-(.PLTN+4) initial value into the pointer slots
of large PLT entries.
(sparc64_elf_plt_ptr_offset): Fix calculation.
(sparc64_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Negative value of R_SPARC_JMP_SLOT
addend should be relative to load address, not .plt section start.
(sparc64_elf_size_info): Sparc64 uses 32bit .hash entries.
1999-07-30 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Add
print_symbol_all and output_arch_syms backend methods.
* elfxx-target.h: Likewise.
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_bfd_link_hash_table_create,
sparc64_elf_add_symbol_hook, sparc64_elf_output_arch_syms,
sparc64_elf_get_symbol_type, sparc64_elf_symbol_processing): New
(sparc64_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Leave space for STT_REGISTER
symbols in .dynsym, add their names into .dynstr. Put those symbols
into dynlocal.
(sparc64_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Fix up DT_SPARC_REGISTER
pointers to STT_REGISTER symbols in dynsym section.
(sparc64_elf_print_symbol_all): New function.
* elf.c (bfd_elf_print_symbol): Allow special backend symbol
printing using the print_symbol_all hook.
1999-07-30 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_check_relocs): Use r_offset for
1999-07-29 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Only re-sort dynsyms if
1999-07-29 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_info_to_howto_rel): Split out switch to ...
(mips_rtype_to_howto): ... new function.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Use it.
1999-07-28 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Fix typo.
1999-07-27 Nick Clifton <>
Patch generated by Bernd Schmidt. <>
* coff-arm.c (coff_arm_is_local_label_name): Change to strip
out only symbols that start with LOCAL_LABEL_PREFIX followed by 'L'.
1999-07-23 Donn Terry <>
* libcoff-in.h (coff_link_hash_entry): Add coff_link_hash_flags
* cofflink.c (coff_link_add_symbols): If PE, handle section
symbols specially.
* libcoff.h: Rebuild.
* config.bfd (i[3456]86-*-interix*): New target.
1999-07-21 Mark Elbrecht <>
* coffcode.h (styp_to_sec_flags): If COFF_LONG_SECTION_NAMES and
COFF_SUPPORT_GNU_LINKONCE, mark sections whose names begin with
* coff-go32.c: (COFF_LONG_SECTION_NAMES): Define.
* coff-stgo32.c: (COFF_LONG_SECTION_NAMES): Define.
1999-07-21 Ian Lance Taylor <>
From Mark Elbrecht:
* makefile.dos: Remove; obsolete.
* configure.bat: Remove; obsolete.
1999-07-21 H.J. Lu <>
* config.bfd (i[3456]86-*-vxworks*): Add targ_underscore=yes.
1999-07-21 Philippe De Muyter <>
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_generic_relocate_section): Issue an error
message and fail if a symbol index is out of range.
1999-07-21 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Get the GP value
when looking at a R_MIPS_GOT16 relocation.
1999-07-20 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-m88k.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
Mon Jul 19 14:03:44 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Restore setting of GP
removed in previous change.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Adjust GP relative relocations
in relocateable output.
1999-07-19 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* coff-m88k.c (m88kbcs_vec): Initialize new field of bfd_target
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): Do merge symbols from the same BFD
if they appear to be specially created by the linker.
1999-07-19 Nick Clifton <>
* targets.c (alternative_target): New field in bfd_target
(bfd_search_for_target): New function: Find a target that
satisifies a search function.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* elfxx-target.h: Initialise the alternative_target field of
the bfd_target structures to point to the other target (if
* nlm-target.h: Initialise the alternative_target field of
the bfd_target structures to point to the other target (if
* coffcode.h (CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC): New macro.
* aix386-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* aout-adobe.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* aout-arm.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* aout-target.h: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* aout-tic30.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* binary.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* bout.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* cisco-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-a29k.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-alpha.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-apollo.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-h8300.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-h8500.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-i386.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-i860.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-m68k.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-mips.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-ppc.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-rs6000.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-sparc.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* coff-tic30.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* coff-we32k.c: Use CREATE_BIG_COFF_TARGET_VEC.
* hppabsd-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* hpux-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* i386msdos.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* i386os9k.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* ieee.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* ihex.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* irix-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* mipsbsd.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* netbsd-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* oasys.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* osf-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* ppcboot.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* ptrace-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* sco5-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* som.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* srec.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* tekhex.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* trad-core.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* versados.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
* vms.c: Initialise new field of bfd_target structure.
1999-07-19 Andreas Schwab <>
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): Remove unused variables rel_hash
and rel_hdr.
Sat Jul 17 02:28:28 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_adjust_relocs): New function.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Use it.
(elf_link_input_bfd): Deal with the fact that there can be
two relocation sections for a single section.
(elf_reloc_link_order): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Don't set GP for
a relocateable object.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Handle relocateable links.
1999-07-16 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_info_to_howto): Use ELF64_R_TYPE_ID.
sparc64_elf_slurp_one_reloc_table, sparc64_elf_slurp_reloc_table,
sparc64_elf_canonicalize_dynamic_reloc, sparc64_elf_write_relocs):
New functions.
(sparc64_elf_check_relocs, sparc64_elf_relocate_section): Use
ELF64_R_TYPE_ID/DATA where appropriate.
1999-07-16 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Remove
1999-07-16 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_local_relocation_p): New static
(mips_elf_next_lo16_addend): Call bfd_set_error on failure.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Use mips_elf_local_relocation_p.
Always set *require_jalxp.
(mips_elf_stub_section_p): Mark abfd parameter as unused.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Only look for LO16 following
GOT16 if the GOT16 is against a local symbol. Don't return false
for an undefined symbol. If there is an overflow, assert that we
have a name.
1999-07-16 Andreas Schwab <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_record_local_dynamic_symbol): Remove unused
variables `link' and `elfsec'.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Remove unused variable `os'.
Thu Jul 15 17:55:31 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_modify_segment_map): Don't require
a PT_PHDR program headers.
(_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Don't assume there are going to be
section symbols when we're not building a shared object.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Make sure we have a GOT when
we need one.
1999-07-15 J.T. Conklin <>
* config.bfd (i[3456]86-*-vxworks*): New target.
1999-07-15 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_stub_section_p): New function.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Handle MIPS16 stub functions.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Adjust calling sequence for
mips_elf_calculate_relocation and mips_elf_perform_relocation.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Turn `jal' into `jalx' where
1999-07-15 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Bump version number to 2.9.5.
* configure: Rebuild.
Thu Jul 15 02:56:15 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type, case R_HPPA): Handle
64bit format.
(_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type, case R_GOTOFF): Use base reloc type
to derive final type instead of hardwiring a selection.
1999-07-14 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_obtain_contents): Swap 16-bit halves of
things relocated by R_MIPS16_GPREL.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Likewise.
Wed Jul 14 15:23:19 1999 Jim Wilson <>
* elfxx-target.h (elfNN_bed): Add elf_backend_want_dynbss.
1999-07-14 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-mips.c (struct mips_got_info): Add global_gotno.
(_bfd_mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Set it.
(_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Re-sort; verify the got did not grow.
(mips_elf_sort_hash_table): Set max_non_got_dynindex based off
new argument max_local.
1999-07-14 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_obtain_contents): Swap the 16-bit
subwords when handling an R_MIPS16_26 relocation.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Don't be paranoid abour right-shift
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips16_gprel_howto): Adjust src_mask and
dst_mask to match reality.
(_bfd_mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Handle R_MIPS16_GPREL.
(mips_elf_obtain_contents): Use bfd_get.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Handle R_MIPS16_GPREL.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
1999-07-13 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Handle R_MIPS16_26.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Adjust calling sequence for
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Take additional argument. Handle
R_MIPS16_26. Use bfd_put for convenience.
1999-07-13 Richard Henderson <>
* elf.c (assign_file_positions_for_segments): Thinko last change.
Always overwrite p_flags.
1999-07-13 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Add want_dynbss.
* elflink.c (_bfd_elf_create_dynamic_sections): Only create
.dynbss and .rel[a].bss if want_dynbss.
* elfxx-target.h (elf_backend_want_dynbss): Provide default.
1999-07-13 Richard Henderson <>
* elf.c (assign_file_positions_for_segments): Don't overwrite p_flags.
1999-07-13 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_link_local_dynamic_entry): New.
(struct elf_link_hash_table): Add dynlocal.
(_bfd_elf_link_lookup_local_dynindx): Prototype.
(_bfd_elf_link_adjust_dynindx): Delete.
(_bfd_elf_link_renumber_dynsyms): Prototype.
(_bfd_elf,link_record_local_dynamic_symbol): Prototype.
* elfcode.h (elf_link_record_local_dynamic_symbol): New alias.
* elflink.c (_bfd_elf_link_adjust_dynindx): Delete.
(_bfd_elf_link_lookup_local_dynindx): New function.
(elf_link_renumber_hash_table_dynsyms): New function.
(_bfd_elf_link_renumber_dynsyms): New function.
* elflink.h (elf_link_record_local_dynamic_symbol): New function.
(struct elf_assign_sym_version_info): Delete removed_dynamic.
(bfd_elf,size_dynamic_sections): Use _bfd_strip_section_from_output
instead of elf_link_remove_section_and_adjust_dynindices.
Remove removed_dynamic code. Use _bfd_elf_link_renumber_dynsyms.
(elf_link_assign_sym_version): Remove removed_dynamic code.
(elf_link_renumber_dynsyms): Delete.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Install section and local symbols into .dynsym.
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_adjust_dynindx): Delete.
(elf_m68k_size_dynamic_sections): Don't set section dynindicies.
(elf_m68k_finish_dynamic_sections): Don't write section dynsyms.
* elf32-mips.c: Similarly.
* elf32-ppc.c: Similarly.
* elf32-sparc.c: Similarly.
* elf64-alpha.c: Similarly.
* elf64-sparc.c: Similarly.
1999-07-13 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Do not complain
when _gp_disp is undefined. Do not check R_MIPS_LO16 for overflow
when the relocation is against _gp_disp.
1999-07-12 Mark Mitchell <>
* dwarf2.c (read_attribute): Support DW_FORM_ref8.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_link_hash_entry): Change mips_32_relocs
to possibly_dynamic_relocs. Adjust usage throughout code.
(elf_mips_howto_table): Handle R_MIPS_64 correctly.
(elf_mips_ctor64_howto): Likewise.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Handle R_MIPS_64 like R_MIPS_32.
Adjust indentation.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Handle R_MIPS_64 in 32-bit mode.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Handle R_MIPS_64 like R_MIPS_32.
Use MIPS_ELF_GOT_SIZE to calculate the size of GOT entries.
* elf64-mips.c (elf_backend_may_use_rel_p): Define.
1999-07-12 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Rebuild dependencies.
* Rebuild.
* bfd-in.h: Remove tests of COFF_IMAGE_WITH_PE.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
* Many files: Changes to avoid gcc warnings: Add ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED
as appropriate. Use EMPTY_HOWTO as appropriate. Fill in
structure initializations. Add casts.
* reloc.c (EMPTY_HOWTO): Define.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
* coff-h8300.c (h8300_reloc16_extra_cases): Remove useless
comparisons against 0.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_merge_private_bfd_data): Change
previous_ibfd_e_flags to unsigned long.
* vms.h (struct vms_private_data_struct): Change section_count to
* vms-gsd.c (_bfd_vms_slurp_gsd): Change psect_idx to unsigned.
(_bfd_vms_write_gsd): Change symnum to unsigned.
* vms-hdr.c (_bfd_vms_write_hdr): Change symnum to unsigned.
* vms-tir.c (etir_sta): Change psect to unsigned.
(alloc_section): Change idx to unsigned.
(tir_sta, tir_ctl): Change psect to unsigned.
(_bfd_vms_write_tir): Change len and before to bfd_size_type.
* vms.c (priv_section_count): Change to unsigned.
1999-07-12 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf32-m68k.c: Add some ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED.
* m68klinux.c: Likewise.
1999-07-12 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Many files: Changes to avoid gcc warnings: Remove unused local
variables. Add default case to enum switches.
* coff-arm.c (bfd_arm_allocate_interworking_sections): Only
compile if not COFF_IMAGE_WITH_PE.
(record_arm_to_thumb_glue, record_thumb_to_arm_glue): Likewise.
(bfd_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Likewise.
(bfd_arm_process_before_allocation): Likewise.
* epoc-pei-arm.c: Don't rename bfd_arm functions.
* pei-arm.c: Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_link_hash_table_create): Don't declare.
(MIPS_ELF_ADD_DYNAMIC_ENTRY): Correct last change.
(mips_elf_got16_entry): Put parens around & in body of ==.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Correct test for empty string.
* vms-gsd.c: Use _bfd_error_handler rather than fprintf to
* vms-misc.c (_bfd_vms_length_hash_symbol): Correct sprintf
1999-07-11 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Many files: Changes to avoid gcc warnings: Add ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED
as appropriate. Fill in structure initializations. Add variable
initializations. Add casts.
* dwarf1.c (parse_line_table): Change eachLine to unsigned long.
(dwarf1_unit_find_nearest_line): Change i to unsigned long.
* elf.c (bfd_elf_hash): Change parameter from unsigned char * to
char *.
* elf-bfd.h (bfd_elf_hash): Update declaration.
* elflink.h (NAME(bfd_elf,size_dynamic_sections)): Remove casts
when calling bfd_elf_hash.
1999-07-11 Mark Mitchell <>
* libbfd.c (bfd_put_8): Make it of type `void'.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerated.
* elf32-mips.c (MIPS_ELF_ADD_DYNAMIC_ENTRY): Conditionalize
for 32-bit hosts.
(_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Likewise.
* elflink.h (elf_link_read_relocs_from_section): Be type-correct.
Thu Jul 8 12:32:23 1999 John David Anglin <>
* config.bfd (hppa*-*-linux-gnu*): New target
1999-07-07 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf-bfd.h (_bfd_mips_elf_section_from_shdr): Constify.
(_bfd_mips_elf_create_dynamic_sections): New function.
(_bfd_mips_elf_add_symbol_hook): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_gc_mark_hook): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_gc_sweep_hook): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_always_size_sections): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_link_hash_table_create): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_print_private_data): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_link_output_symbol_hook): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_final_link): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_additional_program_headers): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_modify_segment_map): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf32_object_p): Move contents into
(mips_elf_additional_program_headers): Rename to
(mips_elf_modify_segment_map): Rename to
(elf_mips_abi_name): Change prototype.
(mips_elf32_section_from_shdr): Merge into
(mips_elf32_section_processing): Merge into
(mips_elf_final_link): Rename to _bfd_mips_elf_final_link. Invoke
the right back-end ELF linker.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Rename to
_bfd_mips_elf_relocate_section. Clean up. Adjust for 64-bit code.
(mips_elf_link_output_symbol_hook): Rename to
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_section): Rename to
(mips_elf_check_relocs): Rename to _bfd_mips_elf_check_relocs.
Adjust for 64-bit code. Use mips_elf_got_section.
(mips_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Rename to
_bfd_mips_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol. Use
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Rename to
_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol. Use mips_elf_got_section.
Adjust for 64-bit code.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Rename to
_bfd_mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections. Adjust for 64-bit code.
(mips_elf_always_size_sections): Rename to
(mips_elf_add_symbol_hook): Rename to
(mips_elf_next_lo16_addend): Constify.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Likewise.
(mips_elf_obtain_contents): Likewise.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Likewise.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_relocation): Likewise.
(mips_elf_allocate_dynamic_relocations): New function.
(MIPS_ELF_REL_SIZE): Likewise.
(MIPS_ELF_DYN_SIZE): Likewise.
(MIPS_ELF_GOT_SIZE): Likewise.
(MIPS_ELF_SYM_SIZE): Likewise.
(MIPS_ELF_GET_WORD): Likewise.
(MIPS_ELF_PUT_WORD): Likewise.
(STUB_LW): Conditionalize for 64-bit value.
(elf_mips_howto_table): Add R_MIPS_HIGHER and R_MIPS_HIGHEST
(_bfd_mips_elf_merge_private_bfd_data): Merge e_ident[EI_CLASS].
Check it for inconsistency.
(_bfd_mips_elf_print_private_bfd_data): Print ABI=64 for 64-bit
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Remove duplicate handling of
(mips_elf_global_got_index): Use MIPS_ELF_GOT_SIZE.
(mips_elf_got_offset_from_index): Use misp_elf_got_section.
(mips_elf_create_local_got_entry): Use MIPS_ELF_GOT_SIZE.
(mips_elf_local_got_index): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_page): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_info): Likewise.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_relocation): Handle 32-bit/64-bit split.
(ELF_DYNAMIC_INTERPRETER): Handle 64-bit code.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_sections): Use MIPS_ELF_LOG_FILE_ALIGN,
instead of constant `2'.
(mips_elf_create_got_section): Tidy. Use MIPS_ELF_GOT_SIZE.
(mips_elf_create_msym_section): Use MIPS_ELF_LOG_FILE_ALIGN.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Use
MIPS_ELF_ADD_DYNAMIC_ENTRY. Remove #if 0'd code.
Adjust all releveant entries in elf backend table.
* elf64-mips.c (mips_elf64_section_from_shdr): Remove.
(mips_elf64_section_processing): Likewise.
Adjust elf backend entries to use _bfd_mips_elf variants now
publicly available.
* elflink.h (elf_link_create_dynamic_sections): Handle non-standard
hash-entry sizes.
(size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
(elf_link_output_extsym): Likewise.
* elf.c: (elf_fake_sections): Likewise.
* libbfd.c (bfd_get): New macro.
(bfd_put): Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerated.
1999-07-07 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf-bfd.h (elf_size_info): Add hash_entry_size,
int_rels_per_ext_rel, swap_dyn_out, swap_reloc_in, swap_reloc_out,
wap_reloca_in, and swap_reloca_out.
* elflink.h (elf_link_read_relocs_from_section): Adjust to handle
multiple internal relocations per external relocation.
(link_read_relocs): Likewise.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Likewise.
(elf_link_input_bfd): Likewise.
(elf_gc_mark): Likewise.
(elf_gc_smash_unused_vtentry_relocs): Likewise.
* elfcode.h (elf_swap_dyn_out): Adjust type to match
(size_info): Add entries for new fields.
* elf64-mips.c (mips_elf64_swap_reloc_out): Enable.
(mips_elf64_be_swap_reloc_in): New function.
(mips_elf64_be_swap_reloc_out): Likewise.
(mips_elf64_be_swap_reloca_in): Likewise.
(mips_elf64_be_swap_reloca_out): Likewise.
(mips_elf64_size_info): Add entries for new fields.
1999-07-07 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_bfd_final_link): Assert that section reloc_count
field equals the new rel_count field.
(elf_link_input_bfd): When doing a relocateable link, use the new
rel_count field rather than the reloc_count field.
(elf_reloc_link_order): Likewise.
(elf_finish_pointer_linker_section): Likewise.
Based on patch from H.J. Lu <>:
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): Permit a non-weak definition in a
shared library to override a weak definition in a regular object.
Tue Jul 6 10:23:39 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* libhppa.h: Revert July 2, 1999 patch.
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type): T mode selectors
need to generate DLTIND relocations, not DLTREL relocations.
1999-07-05 Nick Clifton <>
* coffcode.h (coff_set_arch_mach_hook): Recognise arm 5
(coff_set_flags): Recognise arm 5 architectures.
* cpu-arm.c: Add support for strongarm and arm9 cpus.
Add support for armv5 architecture.
* archures.c: Add bfd_mach_arm_5 and bfd_mach_arm_5T.
* reloc.c: Add new, assembler only, ARM reloc:
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
1999-07-02 Mark Mitchell <>
* dwarf2.c (parse_comp_unit): Add ABBREV_LENGTH parameter.
(_bfd_dwarf2_find_nearest_line): Add ADDR_SIZE parameter.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_find_nearest_line): Pass it.
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_find_nearest_line): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (ABI_64_P): New macro.
(IRIX_COMPAT): We are IRIX6-compatible if ABI_64_P.
(_bfd_mips_elf_find_nearest_line): Adjust call to
* libbfd-in.h (_bfd_dwarf2_find_nearest_line): Update prototype.
* libbfd.h: Regenerated.
1999-07-02 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* config.bfd: Add * at the end of i[3456]86-*-unixware.
Fri Jul 2 12:21:10 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* libhppa.h (HPPA_R_ARG_RELOC): Delete.
1999-07-01 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf-bfd.h (bfd_elf_section_data): Add rel_count and rel_count2
(_bfd_elf_init_reloc_shdr): New function.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_new_section_hook): Use bfd_zalloc, rather than
bfd_alloc followed by memset.
(_bfd_elf_init_reloc_shdr): New function, split out from ...
(elf_fake_sections): Here.
(assign_section_numbers): Assign section numbers for the second
relocation section, if required.
* elflink.h (elf_link_output_relocs): New function.
(elf_link_size_reloc_section): Likewise.
(elf_bfd_final_link): Use elf_link_size_reloc_section.
(elf_link_input_bfd): Use elf_link_output_relocs.
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Use
_bfd_elf_init_reloc_shdr to initialize rel_hdr2.
Thu Jul 1 13:58:48 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h (_bfd_elf_hppa_gen_reloc_type): Handle R_PCREL_CALL
with 22bit format.
1999-06-28 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_got_info): Move declaration before
prototypes. Change global_gotsym to be a pointer to a hash entry,
rather than a number index.
(mips_elf_link_hash_entry): Move declaration before prototypes.
(mips_elf_irix6_finish_dynamic_symbol): New function.
(mips_elf_sign_extend): Likewise.
(mips_elf_high): Likewise.
(mips_elf_higher): Likewise.
(mips_elf_highest): Likewise.
(mips_elf_global_got_index): Likewise.
(mips_elf_local_got_index): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_offset_from_index): Likeiwse.
(mips_elf_record_global_got_symbol): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_page): Likewise.
(mips_elf_next_lo16_addend): Likewise.
(mips_elf_calculate_relocation): Likewise.
(mips_elf_obtain_contents): Likewise.
(mips_elf_perform_relocation): Likewise.
(mips_elf_assign_gp): Likewise.
(mips_elf_sort_hash_table_f): Likewise.
(mips_elf_sort_hash_table): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_section): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got_info): Likewise.
(mips_elf_create_local_got_entry): Likewise.
(mips_elf_got16_entry): Likewise.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_relocation): Likewise.
(elf_mips_howto_table): Add description of R_MIPS_SCN_DISP.
(mips_elf_final_gp): Use mips_elf_assign_gp.
(_bfd_mips_elf_symbol_processing): Don't move SHN_COMMON symbols
into SHN_SCOMMON automatically on IRIX6.
(mips_elf_add_symbol_hook): Likewise.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Rewrite, using
mips_elf_calculate_relocation and mips_elf_perform_relocation.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_section): Use MIPS_ELF_STUB_SECTION_NAME.
Don't deal with .rld_map on IRIX6.
(mips_elf_create_got_section): Adjust use of global_gotsym. Set
section flags appropriately for .got.
(mips_elf_check_relocs): Handle IRIX6 relocations making use of
the got. Call mips_elf_record_global_got_symbol and allocate
local got space appropriately.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Use bfd_byte *, not unsigned
char *. Rework calculation of GOT size. Sort dynamic symbol
table entries so entries that do not require GOT entries appear at
the beginning. Don't use DT_MIPS_HIPAGENO on IRIX6. Remove dead
code dealing with DT_INIT and DT_FINI. Remove fiddling with
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Adjust creation of global GOT
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Use
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Correct off-by-one error
setting DT_MIPS_UNREFEXTNO. Adjust setting of DT_MIPS_GOTSYM for
change to global_gotsym. Set DT_MIPS_OPTIONS on IRIX6.
1999-06-30 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_final_link): Don't set CPIC when doing a
relocateable link. From Ralf Baechle <>.
1999-06-04 Philip Blundell <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf_backend_got_header_size): Define.
(elf_backend_plt_header_size): Likewise.
1999-06-28 Jim Pick <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_relocate_section): Mind no_undefined
Tue Jun 29 02:25:03 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.c (elf_hppa_howto_table): Use bfd_elf_generic_reloc as
relocation function.
* elf32-hppa.c (hppa_elf_reloc): Kill unused/unwanted function.
1999-06-27 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (MIPS_ELF_SRDATA_SECTION_NAME): New macro.
(_bfd_mips_elf_section_from_shdr): Use them.
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Likewise. Add .srdata to the list
of GP-relative sections.
(_bfd_mips_elf_set_section_contents): Use them.
(_bfd_mips_elf_section_processing): Share code between .sdata and
.lit4/.lit8 sections. Set appropriate flags for .srdata.
(mips_elf_additional_program_headers): Add handling for
(mips_elf_modify_segment_map): Likeiwse.
(mips_elf_final_link): Set EF_MIPS_CPIC when required by the ABI.
Include the options sections on IRIX6. Don't look for GP-relative
sections by name; use SHF_MIPS_GPREL instead.
(ELF_DYNAMIC_INTERPRETER): Adjust to use /usr/lib32/ for
the N32 ABI.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_sections): Don't muck about with section
alignments and such on IRIX6.
(mips_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Use MIPS_ELF_STUB_SECTION_NAME.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise. Adjust to handle the
fact that ELF_DYNAMIC_INTERPRETER is no longer a constant. Use
bfd_zalloc rather than bfd_alloc and memset.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Use MIPS_ELF_STUB_SECTION_NAME.
Don't assert the existence of .rld_map on IRIX6.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Use MIPS_ELF_STUB_SECTION_NAME.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_adjust_dynindx): Remove.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Use _bfd_elf_link_adjust_dynindx
1999-06-26 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_swap_msym_in): New function.
(mips_elf_swap_msym_out): New function.
(mips_elf_create_msym_section): Likewise.
(_bfd_mips_elf_final_write_processing): Set sh_link for .msym.
(_bfd_mips_elf_section_from_shdr): Reject an SHT_MIPS_MSYM
section not named .msym.
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Use MIPS_ELF_MSYM_SECTION_NAME, not
.msym directly. Set appropriate attributes for the .msym
(mips_elf_link_hash_entry): Add min_dyn_reloc_index field.
(mips_elf_link_hash_newfunc): Clear it.
(mips_elf_create_dynamic_sections): Create the .msym section
on IRIX6.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Allocate space for the
.msym section. Add a DT_MIPS_MSYM entry.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Write out a .msym entry for
the symbol.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Assign a value for
DT_MIPS_MSYM. Add .msym entries for the section symbols as well.
* elf32-mips.c (irix_compat_t): New enumeration.
(ABI_N32_P): New macro.
(IRIX_COMPAT): Likewise.
(SGI_COMPAT): Implement in terms of IRIX_COMPAT.
(mips_elf_relocate_section): Fix typo.
1999-06-26 Mumit Khan <>
* peicode.h (coff_swap_scnhdr_out): Mark non readonly BFD sections
as writable PE sections.
1999-06-26 David Mosberger <>
* dwarf2.c (struct arange): New type.
(struct comp_unit): Replace LOW and HIGH by member ARANGE.
(arange_add): New function.
(decode_line_info): Keep track of address ranges that a compilation
unit covers.
(comp_unit_contains_address): Return true if address is contained
in _any_ of the address ranges associated with a compilation unit.
(_bfd_dwarf2_find_nearest_line): Call comp_unit_find_nearest_line
on the first comp_unit that contains the address.
1999-06-26 David Mosberger <>
* dwarf2.c (struct dwarf2_debug): Add member dwarf_line_buffer.
(decode_line_info): Add variable STASH and initialize it to point
to the per-bfd dwarf2_debug info. Remove static variable
dwarf_line_buffer and use stash->dwarf_line_buffer in its place.
1999-06-26 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_output_extsym): It's OK for a -Bsymbolic
shared library to have an undefined symbol.
From Franz Sirl <>:
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Fix last patch.
Thu Jun 24 20:59:11 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.c (elf_hppa_final_write_processing): New function.
* elf32-hppa.c: Remove everything related to symbol extension
sections & records. Use the common elf_hppa_final_write_processing.
1999-06-22 Mark Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (size_dynamic_sections): Use user-specified init/fini
functions instead of _init/_fini if requested.
1999-06-23 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf.c (bfd_section_from_shdr): Avoid crashing on a bogus sh_link
1999-06-22 Ian Lance Taylor <>
From Franz Sirl <>:
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Set unused dynindx
field to 0, not -1.
(ppc_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Check for positive section
dynindx field, rather than comparing against -1.
(ppc_elf_relocate_section): Only return false if undefined_symbol
or reloc_overflow fail, not always upon encountering an error.
1999-06-22 Mark Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (link_read_relocs): Explicitly cast external_relocs to
bfd_byte * before performing pointer arithmetic.
Tue Jun 22 13:06:25 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-hppa.h: New file. Common stuff for elf32 and elf64 PA
* elf32-hppa.c: Include elf-hppa.h.
(ARCH_SIZE): Define.
(elf_hppa_reloc_type_lookup): Delete. Found in the common code
(elf32_hppa_info_to_howto): Similarly.
(elf_hppa_howto_table): Similarly.
(elf_hppa_reloc_type_lookup): Similarly.
(hppa_elf_gen_reloc_type): Similarly.
* elf32-hppa.h (ELF_HOWTO_TALBE, N_PARISC_RELOCS): Delete.
1999-06-22 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_final_link_relocate): Catch overflow
handling R_V850_22_PCREL relocation.
1999-06-21 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* coff-arm.c (arm_emit_base_file_entry): Explicitly declare return
Sun Jun 20 14:13:57 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* section.c (_bfd_strip_section_from_output): Ignore sections
DISCARDed by the link script.
1999-06-19 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_remove_section_and_adjust_dynindices):
Remove unused local variable spp.
* xcofflink.c (bfd_xcoff_size_dynamic_sections): Don't crash if
the entry symbol is not set.
Fri Jun 18 04:24:57 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_relocate_section): Don't adjust
GPDISP or LITUSE in a relocatable link.
Thu Jun 17 21:24:43 1999 J"orn Rennecke <>
* dwarf1.c (alloc_dwarf1_unit): Allocate using bfd_zalloc.
* (alloc_dwarf1_func): Likewise.
Wed Jun 16 03:09:57 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* libhppa.h: Fix various formatting errors.
(assemble_3); Rewrite using CATENATE.
(assemble_17): Fix various bugs.
1999-06-16 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-mcore.c (R_MCORE_RAW): Fix definition.
1999-06-15 Richard Henderson <>
* section.c (SEC_SHORT): Define.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-06-13 Mark Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_remove_section_and_adjust_dynindices):
Remove abfd parameter. Use _bfd_strip_section_from_output.
(bfd_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Adjust callers accordingly.
* elf-bfd.h (_bfd_elf_link_adjust_dynindx): New function.
* elflink.c (_bfd_elf_link_adjust_dynindx): Define it.
* elflink.h (elf_link_remove_section_and_adjust_dynindices): New
(bfd_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Use it.
1999-06-13 Alan Modra <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf_howto_table): Change R_386_PC8 from
complain_overflow_bitfield to complain_overflow_signed.
1999-06-13 Mark Mitchell <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_read_relocs_from_section): New function,
split out from ...
(elf_link_read_relocs): Here. Use it for both relocation
1999-06-12 Mark Mitchell <>
* elfcode.h (elf_slurp_reloc_table_from_section): Don't assume
asect->reloc_count is valid.
1999-06-12 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf32_section_processing): Permit a
SHT_MIPS_REGINFO section to have a size of 0.
1999-06-12 David O'Brien <>
* config.bfd (alpha*-*-freebsd*): New target.
(i[3456]86-*-freebsd*): Now defaults to ELF.
1999-06-11 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* reloc.c (_bfd_relocate_contents): Permit bitfield relocations to
wrap if the relocation covers the high bit of an address.
* dwarf2.c (decode_line_info): Remove unused variable first_time.
1999-06-10 Jakub Jelinek <>
* elf64_sparc.c (sparc64_elf_relocate_section): Use R_SPARC_max_std
instead of R_SPARC_max.
(sparc64_elf_info_to_howto): Likewise.
* elf32_sparc.c (elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Likewise.
(elf32_sparc_info_to_howto): Likewise; handle vtable relocations.
1999-06-07 Richard Henderson <>
* section.c (_bfd_strip_section_from_output): Remove output
sections with no initial link_order.
1999-06-07 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-m88k.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Define.
Mon Jun 7 11:49:43 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* (SOURCE_HFILES): Add missing headers.
* Regenerated.
1999-06-06 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_print_private_data): Recognize
the N32 ABI.
1999-06-04 Franz Sirl <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Don't barf on out of
range undefweak symbols.
* hash.c: Add missing comma after @xref{}
* linker.c: Likewise.
1999-06-04 Nick Clifton <>
* elfxx-target.h (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Produce an error message
if not defined.
* elf32-gen.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Define.
* elf32-i860.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Define.
* elf32-i960.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Define.
* elf64-gen.c (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Define.
1999-06-04 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Rebuild dependencies.
(BFD32_BACKENDS): Add dwarf1.lo.
(BFD32_BACKENDS_CFILES): Add dwarf1.c.
* Rebuild.
1999-06-04 Nick Clifton <>
* Add epoc-arm-pe target.
* Regenerate.
* pe-arm.c: Only redefine interworking function names if they have
not already been redefined.
* pei-arm.c: Only redefine interworking function names if they have
not already been redefined.
* epoc-pe-arm.c: Redefine interworking function names to avoid a
name space clash.
* epoc-pei-arm.c: Redefine interworking function names to avoid a
name space clash.
1999-06-03 Nick Clifton <>
* elfxx-target.h (ELF_MAXPAGESIZE): Default to 0x1000 not 1.
Fri Jun 4 10:05:11 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf.c (elf_fake_sections): Undo change of 1999-05-10.
Fri Jun 4 03:10:49 1999 J"orn Rennecke <>
* elf32-sh.c (sh_elf_relax_delete_bytes): Fix setting of
start / stop for recalculating of r_addend of R_SH_SWITCH*.
Fri Jun 4 02:53:13 1999 J"orn Rennecke <>
* elf32-sh.c (sh_elf_relax_delete_bytes): Handle R_SH_SWITCH32
in other text sections.
Fri Jun 4 02:29:34 1999 J"orn Rennecke <>
* libbfd.c (_bfd_generic_verify_endian_match): New function.
* libbfd-in.h (_bfd_generic_verify_endian_match): Declare.
* libbfd.h: Regenerate.
* coff-sh.c (sh_merge_private_data): Delete.
(coff_bfd_merge_private_bfd_data): Change to
(elf32-sh.c): bfd_elf32_bfd_merge_private_bfd_data: Define.
1999-06-03 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-arm.h: Fix typo: change ELF_MAXPAGE_SIZE to ELF_MAXPAGESIZE.
1999-06-03 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* bfd-in.h (bfd_elf32_arm_allocate_interworking_sections): Correct
(bfd_elf32_arm_process_before_allocation): Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-06-03 David Mosberger <>
* dwarf2.c (struct line_info): Add member END_SEQUENCE to keep
track of end_sequence markers.
(add_line_info): Add END_SEQUENCE arg.
(decode_line_info): Don't try to infer lo_pc and hi_pc from the
debug-line info---it doesn't work right if a compilation unit
consists of multiple discontiguous code-sequences. It would be
worthwhile to optimize for the common case where a compilation
unit results in a contiguous set of code sequences, but this is
quite tricky to get right for arbitrary DWARF2 files.
(lookup_address_in_line_info_table): Don't use the last line entry
for a compilation unit for anything with an address higher than
this line entry. Also, check for end_sequence markers to
correctly handle discontinuities.
(_bfd_dwarf2_find_nearest_line): When checking previously loaded
compilation units, check all compilation units with each->high==0
just like when reading compilation units.
* dwarf2.c (decode_line_info): Initialize table->files and
table->last_line to NULL to avoid segfaults due to random
values in these members.
(concat_filename): Check for out-of-range file number before
indexing filename table. Segfaults suck.
* dwarf2.c (decode_line_info): Don't truncate address to least
significant 32 bits (breaks 64 bit targets).
(lookup_address_in_function_table): Ditto.
(comp_unit_contains_address): Ditto.
1999-06-02 Mark Mitchell <Mark Mitchell <>>
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_howto_table): Add R_MIPS_JALR.
* elf64-mips.c (mips_elf64_howto_table_rel): Likewise.
(mips_elf64_howto_table_rela): Likewise.
* elfcode.h (elf_slurp_reloc_table_from_section): New function,
split out from ...
(elf_slurp_reloc_table): Here. Use it to handle the case where a
single section has two associated relocation sections.
1999-06-02 Mark Salter <>
* coffcode.h (coff_set_alignment_hook): Set lma from s_vaddr if
COFF_WITH_PE defined.
1999-06-02 Nick Clifton <>
* pe-arm.c: Rename global arm interworking functions to avoid name
collision when all targets BFD is built.
* pei-arm.c: Ditto.
1999-05-31 Mark Mitchell <>
* elf-bfd.h (elf_backend_data): Remove use_rela_p. Add
may_use_rel_p, may_use_rela_p, default_use_rela_p.
(bfd_elf_section_data): Add use_rela_p.
* elf.c (bfd_section_from_shdr): Set use_rela_p appropriately.
(_bfd_elf_new_section_hook): Likewise.
(elf_fake_sections): Use may_use_rela_p, etc., instead of
(_bfd_elf_copy_private_section_data): Copy use_rela_p.
* elfcode.h (write_relocs): Determine whether or not use rela
relocs based on the relocation section header.
* elflink.c (_bfd_elf_create_dynamic_sections): Use default_use_rela_p
instead of use_rela_p.
* elfxx-target.h (elf_backend_may_use_relp): New macro.
(elf_backend_may_use_rela_p): Likewise.
(elf_backend_default_use_rela_p): Likewise.
(elfNN_bed): Use them.
Wed Jun 2 12:38:49 1999 Miodrag Vallat <>
* hosts/alphalinux.h (TRAD_CORE_EXTRA_SIZE_ALLOWED): Expand to 4096.
Tue Jun 1 17:57:58 1999 Mark P. Mitchell <>
* reloc.c (BFD_RELOC_MIPS_SUB): New relocation.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerated.
* libbfd.h: Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_info_to_howto_rela): New function.
(USE_REL): Adjust for new conventions.
(MINUS_ONE): New macro.
(elf_mips_howto_table): Add R_MIPS_SUB.
(mips_r): Add entries for MIPS_SUB, MIPS_GOT_PAGE, MIPS_GOT_OFST,
(mips_elf_final_write_processing): Set sh_link, not sh_info, for a
.MIPS.content section.
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Treat all sections that begin
with .MIPS.content as .MIPS.content sections. Set
SHF_MNIPS_NOSTRIP for such section.
(elf_info_to_howto): Define to mips_info_to_howto_rela.
* elf64-mips.c (mips_r): Add entries for MIPS_SUB, MIPS_GOT_PAGE,
Wed Jun 2 11:51:12 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* vms-misc.c (_bfd_vms_hash_newfunc): Fix use of uninitialized
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Avoid ambigous
1999-05-30 Philip Blundell <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_relocate_section): Reinstate change of
1993-03-25 (!!). Take into account the bitmasks for the reloc so
the addend does not overflow into the rest of the word.
1999-05-29 Nick Clifton <>
* bfd-in.h: Amend prototype for
bfd_elf32_arm_process_before_allocation .
* bfd-in.h: Regenerate.
* elfarm-oabi.c (NUM_ELEM): New macro: Compute the number of
elements in a fixed sized array.
(R_ARM_THM_ABS5): Fix rightshift and size.
(R_ARM_THM_PC22): Fix size.
(R_ARM_PLT32): Define Howto.
(find_howto): New function: Locate a howto based on a reloc
(elf32_arm_info_to_howto): Use find_howto if necessary.
(elf32_arm_reloc_map): Change type of field bfd_reloc_val to
(elf32_arm_reloc_map[]): Add entries for BFD_RELOC_VTABLE_INHERIT
(elf32_arm_reloc_type_lookup): Use find_howto if necessary.
* elfarm-nabi.c (NUM_ELEM): New macro: Compute the number of
elements in a fixed sized array.
(R_ARM_THM_ABS5): Fix rightshift and size.
(R_ARM_THM_PC22): Fix size.
(elf32_arm_info_to_howto_rel): Rename to elf32_arm_info_to_howto.
(elf32_arm_reloc_map): Change type of field bfd_reloc_val to
* elf32-arm.h (struct elf32_arm_link_hash_table): Add new field:
(elf32_arm_link_hash_create): Initialise new field to zero.
(bfd_elf32_arm_process_before_allocation): Add new paraemter:
no_pipeline_knowledge. Use this parameter to initialise the field
in the globals data structure.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Only add in pipeline offset if
no_pipeline_knowledge is false and the binary is from an old
(elf32_arm_merge_private_data): Generate an error if an attempt is
made to link together big endian and little endian code.
(elf32_arm_post_process_headers): New function: Initialise the
EI_OSABI and EI_ABIVERSION fields of the newly created ELF program
(elf_backend_post_process_headers): Define.
1999-05-28 Nick Clifton <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Add new field:
* elfxx-target.h (elf_backend_post_process_headers): Define to
NULL if not already defined.
(elfNN_bed): Initialise elf_backend_post_process_headers field.
* elf.c (prep_headers): Set the EI_OSABI and EI_ABIVERSION fields
to zero.
(_bfd_elf_compute_section_file_positions): Call
elf_backend_post_process_headers if defined.
1999-05-28 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Check whether getuid and getgid exist.
* archive.c: Define getuid and getgid as macros if HAVE_GETUID or
HAVE_GETGID are not defined, respectively.
(bfd_write_armap): Don't special case on _WIN32 for getuid and
* Set ac_cv_func_get{ug}id for *-*-windows*.
* configure, Rebuild.
1999-05-28 Martin Dorey <>
* elf32-i960.c: New file.
* elf.c (prep_headers): Handle bfd_arch_i960.
* targets.c (bfd_target_vector): Add &bfd_elf32_i960_vec.
* config.bfd (i960-*-elf*): New target.
* (bfd_elf32_i960_vec): New target vector.
* (BFD32_BACKENDS): Add elf32-i960.lo.
(BFD32_BACKENDS_CFILES): Add elf32-i960.c.
*, aclocal.m4, configure: Rebuild.
1999-05-27 Nick Clifton <>
* elfarm-oabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): Add entry for
(find_howto): New function: Find entries in the
(elf32_arm_info_to_howto): Use find_howto if the entry cannot be
computed simply.
(elf32_arm_reloc_type_lookup): Add lookup for
1999-05-25 Philip Blundell <>
* bfd/elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_link_hash_newfunc): New function.
(elf32_arm_link_hash_table_create): Use above function as the
constructor for hash table entries.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Avoid crash when there is no output
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): New parameter h.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Pass symbol hash entry to above
(elf32_arm_gc_sweep_hook, elf32_arm_check relocs): Correct
1999-05-25 Catherine Moore <>
* coff-arm.c (coff_arm_relocate_section): Don't emit
base file entries for pc-relative values.
1999-05-25 DJ Delorie <>
* peicode.h (coff_swap_sym_in): When we create the actual section
to reflect the not-there section C_SECTION symbols refer to,
change the symbol class to C_STAT as the section is now really
1999-05-24 Philip Blundell <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_relocate_section): Undo change of
Mon May 17 13:35:35 1999 Stan Cox <>
* coff-arm.c (_bfd_coff_arm_set_private_flags): Changed
* coffcode.h (coff_set_arch_mach_hook): Added F_ARM_2a, and
F_ARM_3M labels. Changed F_PIC_INT to F_PIC.
1999-05-16 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (in_reloc_p): Reinstate.
1999-05-15 Nick Clifton <>
* reloc.c (BFD_RELOC_MCORE_RVA): Define.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* coff-mcore.c (in_reloc_p): Remove defintion.
(mcore_coff_howto): Add IMAGE_REL_MCORE_RVA.
(mcore_coff_reloc_type_lookup): Map BFD_RELOC_RVA to
(coff_mcore_rtype_to_howto): Add special processing for
(coff_mcore_relocate_section): Add support for
* elf32-mcore (mcore_elf_howto_): Add R_MCORE_RELATIVE.
(mcore_elf_reloc_type_lookup): Map BFD_RELOC_RVA to
(mcore_elf_relocate_section): Delete redundant case labels.
Fri May 14 10:59:55 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_relocate_section): Fix operator
precedence between bit-and and comparison.
Thu May 13 09:45:23 1999 Joel Sherrill (
* config.bfd (i[3456]86*-*-rtems*, m68k*-*-rtems*): Added to
list of target formats (targ_selvecs).
(i[3456]86*-*-rtemself*, mips*el-*-rtems*): New targets.
(powerpcle*-*rtems*, sh-*-rtemself*): New targets.
1999-05-10 DJ Delorie <>
* ecoff.c (_bfd_ecoff_write_armap): give the symtab element a
reasonable mode until "ar x" is smart enough to skip it (fixes
gcc/libgcc.a builds on mips-ecoff targets
* coffcode.h (styp_to_sec_flags): Explain how COMDATs are supposed
to work. Hack to support MS import libraries, which use different
COMDAT types than GNU.
(coff_slurp_symbol_table): C_SECTION symbols are local; they refer
to implied zero-length sections (see peicode below)
* coffgen.c (coff_get_normalized_symtab): Properly read long MS
filename symbols, which use one *or more* auxents.
* coffswap.h (coff_swap_aux_in): ditto
* peicode.h (coff_swap_sym_in): Build the implied zero-length
Tue May 11 15:51:58 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_howto_table): Make partial_inplace false
for all relocations.
1999-05-10 Catherine Moore <>
* bfd-in.h (bfd_arm_allocate_interworking_sections): Static
(bfd_arm_process_before_allocation): Likewise.
(bfd_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): Likewise.
* coff-arm.c: Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* (armpe_little_vec): Remove coff-arm.lo.
(armpe_big_vec): Likewise.
* configure: Rebuild.
1999-05-10 Nick Clifton <>
* elf.c (elf_fake_sections): Check for .rel. as start of rel
section, not just .rel. Same for .rela.
1999-05-07 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (coff_mcore_relocate_section): Replace assert about
endianism with an error message.
Thu May 6 17:09:09 1999 Fred Fish <>
* dwarf2.c (read_abbrevs): Change cast of dwarf_abbrev_buffer
assignment from "unsigned char *" to "char *".
(decode_line_info): Likewise for dwarf_line_buffer assignment.
1999-05-05 Catherine Moore <>
* coff-arm.c (coff_arm_relocate_section): Add one to
address of ARM_RVA32 thumb functions.
1999-05-05 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-m68k.c (elf32_m68k_set_private_flags): New.
(elf32_m68k_copy_private_bfd_data): New.
(elf32_m68k_merge_private_bfd_data): New.
(elf32_m68k_print_private_bfd_data): New.
(CPU32_FLAG): Define.
(elf_cpu32_plt0_entry): Declare.
(elf_cpu32_plt_entry): Declare.
(elf_m68k_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Generate cpu32 plt entries.
(elf_m68k_finish_dynamic_symbol): Likewise.
(elf_m68k_finish_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
(elf_backend_plt_header_size): Remove definition.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_copy_private_bfd_data): Define.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_merge_private_bfd_data): Define.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_set_private_flags): Define.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_print_private_bfd_data): Define.
Mon May 3 09:24:49 1999 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (som_fixup_formats): Fix comments for R_SHORT_PCREL_MODE
1999-04-29 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c (coff_mcore_relocate_section): Fix typos.
Fri Apr 28 16:36:19 1999 Stan Cox <>
* elf32-sh.c (sh_elf_relocate_section): Include relocation addend
in relocation calculation.
1999-04-26 Tom Tromey <>
* aclocal.m4, configure: Updated for new version of libtool.
1999-04-21 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c: Add support for mcore relocs.
1999-04-20 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_print_private_bfd_data): Scrap the
incorrect use EF_MIPS_xxBITPTRS.
1999-04-18 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_relax_section): Remove unused local
variable insn.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
* libbfd.h: Rebuild.
Sat Apr 17 20:55:15 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* coff-arm.c (coff_arm_rtype_to_howto): Remove ARM26D transform.
(coff_arm_relocate_section): Add ARM26D transform. Only
change to ARM26D for relocateable links.
1999-04-16 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_print_private_bfd_data): New.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_print_private_bfd_data): New.
1999-04-15 Doug Evans <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): For R_ARM_THM_ABS5,
refetch addend if USE_REL, add many comments regarding current state.
For R_ARM_THM_PC22, refetch addend if USE_REL, simplify.
* elfarm-nabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): For R_ARM_THM_ABS5, fix
size and rightshift. For R_ARM_THM_PC22, fix bitsize.
* elfarm-oabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): Ditto.
Wed Apr 14 14:33:08 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_read_ecoff_info): Zero `debug'.
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_read_ecoff_info): Likewise.
1999-04-13 David Mosberger <>
* dwarf2.c (decode_line_info): Don't truncate address to least
significant 32 bits (breaks 64 bit targets).
(lookup_address_in_function_table): Ditto.
(comp_unit_contains_address): Ditto.
Tue Apr 13 21:27:19 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* coff-arm.c (arm_emit_base_file_entry): New routine.
(A2T3_OFFSET): Define.
(T2A3_OFFSET): Define.
(coff_arm_relocate_section): Emit base file entries for interworking
1999-04-13 Philip Blundell <>
* elfarm-nabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): Add dummy entries for
relocs 17 through 19.
Sun Apr 11 01:25:17 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* elfcode.h: Remove fnmatch.h.
* elflink.h (elf_link_assign_sym_version): Call back to ld
instead of calling fnmatch.
* config.bfd (i?86-*-beoself): Include pe vecs.
Sun Apr 11 01:14:06 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_finish_dynamic_sections): Allow .plt
to go missing.
1999-04-10 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_relocate_section): Mind no_undefined
when trying to resolve dynamic symbol references.
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
* elflink.h (elf_link_output_extsym): Likewise.
Sat Apr 10 15:12:09 1999 Richard Henderson <>
* section.c (_bfd_strip_section_from_output): New function moved from
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_strip_section_from_output): ... here.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_size_dynamic_sections): Use it.
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Likewise.
* bfd-in2.h: Update.
1999-04-09 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf64-sparc.c: Fix incorrect calls to bfd_check_overflow.
1999-04-08 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-mcore.c: New File: Support for mcore-pe targets.
* cpu-mcore.c: New File: Support for mcore targets.
* elf32-mcore.c: New File: Support for mcore-elf target.
* pe-mcore.c: New File: Definitions for mcore-pe target.
* pei-mcore.c: New File: Definitions for mcore-pei target.
* Add support for MCore targets.
* Regenerate.
* config.bfd: Add support for MCore targets.
* Add support for MCore targets.
* configure: Regenerate.
* archures.c: Add support for MCore architecture.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* coffcode.h: Add support for mcore-pe targets.
* elf.c: Add support for mcore-elf target.
* reloc.c: Add support for MCore relocs.
* targets.c: Add support for MCore targets.
1999-04-07 Nick Clifton <>
* elfarm-nabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): Add entries for
(elf32_arm_reloc_map): Remove redundant entries.
1999-04-06 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* sysdep.h (LC_MESSAGES): Never define.
1999-04-06 Chris Torek <>
* reloc.c (bfd_check_overflow): Add addrsize parameter. Change
all callers. Rewrite completely.
(_bfd_relocate_contents): Rewrite overflow checking.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
1999-04-05 Ian Lance Taylor <>
From Gabriel Paubert <>:
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_howto_raw): Set R_PPC_GOT16_LO,
R_PPC_PLT16_LO and R_PPC_SECTOFF_LO to be complain_overflow_dont.
have a rightshift of 16 and use ppc_elf_addr16_ha_reloc.
* ppcboot.c (ppcboot_vec): Use little endian routines for
* elf.c (elfcore_strndup): Only define if it will be used.
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relax_section): Remove unused locals irel
and irelend.
(ppc_elf_check_relocs): Remove unused local i.
(ppc_elf_gc_mark_hook): Add default case to switch.
From Bernd Nitzler <nitzler@kagcpd01.ag01.kodak.COM>:
* srec.c (srec_scan): Accept \r in symbol definitions.
(srec_object_p): Set HAS_SYMS if we saw any symbols.
(symbolsrec_object_p): Likewise.
1999-04-04 Don Bowman <>
* config.bfd: Add mips*el-*-vxworks* and mips*-*-vxworks*.
1999-04-04 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* dwarf1.c (parse_line_table): Remove unused locals last_pc and
* elf-bfd.h (_bfd_elfcore_section_from_phdr): Declare.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_gc_mark_hook): Add default case to
* elflink.h (NAME(bfd_elf,size_dynamic_sections)): Remove unused
local i.
* syms.c (_bfd_stab_section_find_nearest_line): Remove unused
local val.
1999-03-31 Nick Clifton <>
* config.bfd: Add support for arm-epoc-pe target.
* Add support for arm-epoc-pe target.
* configure: Regenerate.
* targets.c: Add support for arm-epoc-pe target.
* coff-arm.c: Allow header files to override definition of
* pe-arm.h: Allow previous header files to override definition of
* pei-arm.h: Allow previous header files to override definition of
* epoc-pe-arm.c: New file. Support arm-epoc-pe target.
* epoc-pei-arm.c: New file. Support arm-epoc-pei target.
1999-03-30 Nick Clifton <>
* elf.c (elf_map_symbols): Handle the case where section
symbols are generated for content-less sections which are
not mapped to the output file.
* linker.c: Replace direct references to fields in BFD structure
with accessor macros.
* elflink.h: Replace direct references to fields in BFD structure
with accessor macros.
1999-03-25 Philip Blundell <>
* config.bfd: Eliminate redundancy in checks for Linux/ARM.
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_relocate_section): Take the rightshift into
account when adjusting section symbols during a partial link.
1999-03-24 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-sparc.c (struct coff_reloc_map): Change type of field
'bfd_reloc_val' to bfd_reloc_code_real_type.
* elf-m10200.c (struct mn10200_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf-m10300.c (struct mn10300_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-arc.c (struct arc_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-d10v.c (struct d10v_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-d30v.c (struct d30v_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-fr30.c (struct fr30_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-m32r.c (struct m32r_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-sh.c (struct elf_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-sparc.c (struct elf_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf32-v850.c (struct v850_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elf64-sparc.c (struct elf_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elfarm-nabi.c (struct elf32_arm_reloc_map): Ditto.
* elfarm-oabi.c (struct elf32_arm_reloc_map): Ditto.
1999-03-17 Martin Hunt <>
* syms.c (_bfd_stab_section_find_nearest_line): Changed this
function so source-level assembly works. If multiple N_SOs
are seen without and N_FUNs, create an indextable entry with
a NULL function name.
1999-03-16 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_merge_private_bfd_data) Allow merging
of certian similar cpus.
1999-03-16 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_write_processing):
Add the 5000. Change the architecture for the 5400 to mips4.
(elf_mips_mach): Add r5000.
1999-03-11 Doug Evans <>
* cpu-i960.c (scan_i960_mach): Recognize i960:ka_sa and i960:kb_sb.
1999-03-11 Nick Clifton <>
* binary.c (binary_set_section_contents): Generate warning about
huge file offsets for any section that will occupy file space, not
just those that are loadable.
1999-02-24 Jim Blandy <>
* libbfd.h: Regenerate after Nick Clifton's Feb 17 changes.
1999-02-22 Jim Lemke <>
* elf32-ppc.c: Add ppc_elf_relax_section() for the ld option mpc860c0.
Mon Feb 22 18:26:51 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h: Revert all changes since Feb 16. Instead:
(elf_link_add_object_symbols): Set REF_REGULAR_NONWEAK flag if
appropriate. Copy it to version symbols.
(elf_fix_symbol_flags): Set REF_REGULAR_NONWEAK for non ELF
symbols if appropriate.
(elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Set REF_REGULAR_NONWEAK for weakdef
symbol if appropriate.
(elf_link_output_extsym): If symbol is marked as undefined, and
has no nonweak references, mark it as weak undefined.
Fri Feb 19 16:01:12 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): When overriding a dynamic
definition with a weak undefined symbol, set NEEDS_PLT if it is a
(elf_link_add_object_symbols): Don't copy the other field if we
are overridding.
Thu Feb 18 18:07:43 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): Do not merge any symbol from a
shared object with a weak undefined symbol.
1999-02-18 Nick Clifton <>
* elfarm-nabi.c: Set partial_inplace back to false.
1999-02-17 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c (TARGET_UNDERSCORE): Re-enable.
(USER_LABEL_PREFIX): Set to "_".
The following patches are from: Scott Bambrough
* libaout.h (M_ARM6_NETBSD): Set to 143.
* reloc.c: Add ARM PIC relocs: BFD_RELOC_ARM_GOT12,
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* elfarm-nabi.c (elf32_arm_howto_table): Set partial_inplace to
'true' as REL relocs are now being used. Add new PIC relocs:
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_merge_private_bfd_data): Check byte order
of targets.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Change parameters so that entire
reloc is passed. Add support for PIC relocs.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Pass entire reloc to
(elf32_arm_check_relocs): Handle new PIC relocs.
(elf32_arm_adjust_dynamic_symbol): New function.
(elf32_arm_size_dynamic_sections): New function.
(elf32_arm_discard_copies): New function.
(elf32_arm_finish_dynamic_symbol): New function.
(elf32_arm_finish_dynamic_sections): New function.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_reloc_type_lookup): Define.
(elf_backend_relocate_section): Define.
(elf_backend_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Define.
(elf_backend_create_dynamic_sections): Define.
(elf_backend_finish_dynamic_symbol): Define.
(elf_backend_finish_dynamic_sections): Define.
(elf_backend_size_dynamic_sections): Define.
(elf_backend_plt_readonly): Define.
(elf_backend_want_got_plt): Define.
(elf_backend_want_plt_sym): Define.
Wed Feb 17 12:02:26 1999 Stan Cox <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_section_from_shdr): Make reginfo
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Likewise.
Wed Feb 17 12:07:23 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* elfarm-oabi.c (bfd_elf32_arm_allocate_interworking_sections,
bfd_elf32_arm_process_before_allocation): Define to avoid clash
with elfarm-nabi.c.
* elf32-arm.h: Don't declare elf32_arm_info_to_howto.
(elf32_thumb_to_arm_stub, elf32_arm_to_thumb_stub,
elf32_arm_find_nearest_line): Make them static.
Tue Feb 16 22:44:37 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_merge_symbol): Add pflags parameter. Change all
callers. Do not merge a definition from a shared object with a
weak undefined symbol.
(elf_link_add_object_symbols): Do not change the symbol type or
size if the old symbol overrides the new one.
1999-02-08 Nick Clifton <>
* config.bfd: Add support for strongarm target.
Mon Feb 8 11:18:14 1999 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf32-m68k.c (reloc_map): Use the correct types for the struct
fields instead of unsigned char.
Fri Feb 5 00:22:36 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Rebuild dependencies.
* Rebuild.
Thu Feb 4 22:30:13 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* Change AC_PREREQ to 2.13. Remove AM_CYGWIN32.
AC_PROG_INSTALL. Add comments to uses of AC_DEFINE.
* acinclude.m4: Add comments to uses of AC_DEFINE.
* acconfig.h: Remove.
* configure: Rebuild with current autoconf/automake.
* aclocal.m4: Likewise.
* Likewise.
* Likewise.
1999-02-04 DJ Delorie <>
* libbfd.c (real_read): don't call fread for zero bytes. This
covers up a bug (or misuse of bfd) that's exposed by Solaris.
Thu Feb 4 12:38:10 1999 Stan Cox <>
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_relocate_section): Insure that the target
of a jump is in the current 256 MB region.
Thu Feb 4 12:15:38 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* format.c (bfd_check_format_matches): Change last patch to only
take effect for the binary target.
Wed Feb 3 19:40:12 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_reloc_type_lookup): Add BFD_RELOC_CTOR.
Wed Feb 3 15:02:44 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_check_relocs): New routine.
Tue Feb 2 21:38:28 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* format.c (bfd_check_format_matches): If the target was
previously specified, don't check other targets when checking for
an archive file.
Tue Feb 2 18:16:43 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.h (elf32_arm_reloc_map): Removed.
(elf32_arm_reloc_type_lookup): Removed
* elfarm-nabi.c (elf32_arm_reloc_map): New.
(elf32_arm_reloc_type_lookup): New.
* elfarm-oabi.c (elf32_arm_reloc_map): New.
(elf32_arm_reloc_type_lookup): New.
Mon Feb 1 19:49:21 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* elfarm-nabi.c: Renamed from elf32-arm-newabi.c.
* elfarm-oabi.c: Renamed from elf32-arm-oldabi.c
* Use new files.
* Regenerate.
* Use new files.
* configure: Regenerate.
1999-02-01 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_gc_mark_hook): New function.
(fr30_elf_gc_sweep_hook): New function.
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
Mon Feb 1 12:21:47 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* targets.c (bfd_target_vector): Add bfd_elf32_littlearm_oabi_vec
and bfd_elf32_bigarm_oabi_vec.
Mon Feb 1 11:46:31 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* (elf32-arm-oldabi.lo): New.
(elf32-arm-newabi.lo): New.
* Regenerate.
* config.bfd (thumb-*-elf): Remove definition of targ_underscore.
(arm-*-elf): Likewise.
(arm-*-oabi): New.
(thumb-*-oabi): New.
* configure: Regenerate.
* (bfd_elf32_littlearm_oabi_vec): New.
(bfd_elf32_bigarm_oabi_vec): New.
* elf32-arm-newabi.c: New.
* elf32-arm-oldabi.c: New.
* elf32-arm.c: Removed.
* elf32-arm.h: New.
Mon Feb 1 11:52:12 1999 Frank Ch. Eigler <>
* binary.c (binary_set_section_contents): Omit warnings for
unloadable sections.
1999-01-31 Michael Meissner <>
* config.bfd (powerpc{,le}-*-vxworks*): Add aliases to
1999-01-29 Nick Clifton <>
* dwarf2.c (read_unsigned_leb128): Remove unused variables.
* dwarf2.c (read_signed_leb128): Remove unused variables.
Fri Jan 29 00:47:21 1999 H.J. Lu <>
* elf.c (assign_file_positions_for_segments): Only adjust
p_align when needed.
Thu Jan 28 20:05:22 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* binary.c (binary_set_section_contents): Don't return early for a
non-loadable section, in case the first section is non-loadable.
Don't set the low lma for a SEC_NEVER_LOAD section. From Maciej
W. Rozycki <>.
1999-01-28 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_reloc_map): Add R_FR30_GNU_VTINHERIT and
R_FR30_GNU_VTENTRY relocs.
Thu Jan 28 11:08:16 1999 Catherine Moore <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_output_sym): Zero syms which are
part of sections which have been excluded.
Wed Jan 27 13:35:35 1999 Stan Cox <>
* coff-arm.c (_bfd_coff_arm_set_private_flags): Changed F_PIC
* coffcode.h (coff_set_arch_mach_hook): Removed F_ARM_2a and
F_ARM_3M labels. Changed F_PIC to F_PIC_INT.
1999-01-27 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_howto_table): Fix name of R_FR30_48
(fr30_final_link_relocate): Use computed value as result of
1999-01-26 Frank Ch. Eigler <>
* binary.c (binary_set_section_contents): Emit warning for
huge file offsets due to widely-dispersed section LMAs.
Mon Jan 18 03:35:35 1999 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf.c (assign_file_positions_for_segments): If not D_PAGED,
align first section to largest section alignment, not first
section alignment.
1999-01-04 Jason Molenda (
* Require autoconf 2.12.1 or higher.
Tue Dec 22 15:21:41 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* archures.c (bfd_mach_i386_i386_intel_syntax): Define.
* bfd-in2.h: Likewise.
* cpu-i386.c (bfd_i386_arch_intel_syntax): New.
1998-12-16 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* archures.c,bfd-in2.h (bfd_mach_mips4111): New.
* cpu-mips.c: Add support for and independent 4111.
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_mach): E_MIPS_MACH_4111 -> bfd_mach_mips4111.
bfd_mach_mips4111 -> E_MIPS_ARCH_3 | E_MIPS_MACH_4111.
1998-12-15 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_abi_name): New.
(_bfd_mips_elf_merge_private_bfd_data): Compare EF_MIPS_ABI flags.
1998-12-12 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_final_write_processing):
Handle bfd_mach_mips4300.
1998-12-11 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-i386.c: Remove leaked development code from patch
1998-12-10 by Richard Henderson.
1998-12-10 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_relocate_section): Don't fail relocations
in debug sections for symbol defined externally.
Thu Dec 10 10:58:38 1998 Andreas Schwab <>
* targets.c (bfd_target_vector): Remove duplicate entry for
1998-12-09 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_howto_table): Set src_mask fields to 0
since we are using RELAs.
Tue Dec 8 22:15:48 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
SCO Open Server Release 5 core file support, from Jouke Numan
* sco5-core.c: New file.
* (i[3456]86-*-sco3.2v5*): Use sco5-core.lo.
(sco5-core.lo): Define SCO5_CORE in COREFLAG.
* Rebuild dependencies.
(OPTIONAL_BACKENDS): Add sco5-core.lo.
* bfd.c (struct _bfd): Add sco5_core_data field to tdata.
* targets.c (sco5_core_vec): Add to target list if SCO5_CORE.
* bfd-in2.h, configure, Rebuild.
Tue Dec 8 19:38:42 1998 Mark Klein <>
* config.bfd (hppa*-*-mpeix*): New target.
(hppa*-*-mpeix*): New target.
* (hppa*-*-mpeix*): New host.
* hpux-core.c: Check HOST_HPPAMPEIX. Use HAVE_DIRENT_H and
friends rather than just including <sys/dir.h>.
* som.h (struct som_symbol): Add hppa_priv_level and apto
tc_data. Change all users.
(struct somdata): Add comp_unit field.
(obj_som_compilation_unit): Define.
(bfd_som_attach_compilation_unix): Declare.
* som.c: Check HOST_HPPAMPEIX.
(struct som_misc_symbol_info): Add new field priv_level.
(som_object_setup): Add current_offset parameter. Change all
(setup_sections): Likewise.
(som_object_p): For EXECLIBMAGIC, read the lst header.
(som_write_symbol_strings): Add compilation_unit parameter.
Change all callers.
(som_finish_writing): Write out compilation_unit.
(som_bfd_derive_misc_symbol_info): Set priv_level.
(som_build_and_write_symbol_table): Set xleast field to 3.
(som_slurp_symbol_table): Set symbol priv_level.
(bfd_som_attach_compilation_unit): New function.
(som_bfd_ar_write_symbol_stuff): Set xleast field to 3. Set
priv_level into symbol_value.
* configure, Rebuild.
Tue Dec 8 16:21:35 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* hpux-core.c (hpux_core_core_file_p): Change call to nonexistent
warning function to call _bfd_error_handler instead.
* libbfd.c (COERCE32): Cast through unsigned long and long to
avoid bug in old version of gcc.
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_additional_program_headers): Remove.
(elf_backend_additional_program_headers): Don't define.
1998-12-08 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_final_link_relocate): Fix PC relative
relocations to include offset of 2 included in the insns, and the
offset of the relocs within the section.
Wed Dec 2 15:03:59 1998 David Taylor <>
The following changes were made by David Taylor
<>, Edith Epstein
<>, Jim Blandy
<>, and Elena Zannoni
<> as part of the project to merge in
changes originally made by HP; HP did not create ChangeLog
* aclocal.m4, configure, Rebuilt using latest
automake macro library.
* hpux-core.c (hpux_core_core_file_p): this function now
understands HPUX 10.30 thread info. Yes, the thread stacks can be
found in the corefile! Also, in hpux_core_core_file_p, if we
encounter a section with an unknown type, don't punt. Instead,
just skip it. Also, count the number of sections of known type
that we encounter. If we encounter at least one good one, then
we'll declare that the file is a core file. If we encounter any
unknown ones but some known ones, then we'll issue a warning (but
still declare it to be a core file). Also, correctly decide when a
file is not a core.
(CORE_ANON_SHMEM): define if not defined.
(hpux_core_struct): add members lwpid and user_tid.
(core_kernel_thread_id, core_user_thread_id): new macros.
(make_bfd_asection): use bfd_alloc to allocate room for a copy of
the name before storing it in the bfd.
(hpux_core_core_file_p): handle threads.
* libhppa.h (GET_FIELD): protect against redefinition.
(HPPA_WIDE): define.
(GET_FIELD): define.
(GET_BIT): define.
(MASK): define.
(CATENATE): define.
(ELEVEN): define.
(sign_extend): redefine.
(assemble_6): define.
(assemble_12): rewrite.
(assemble_16): define.
(assemble_16a): define.
(assemble_17): rewrite.
(assemble_22): define.
1998-12-07 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_final_link_relocate): Using signed
relocations for signed values.
Sun Dec 6 16:30:33 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* mipsbsd.c (MY(set_arch_mach)): Make static.
* aoutx.h (NAME(aout,machine_type)): For bfd_arch_mips, use
bfd_mach_mips* macros rather than simple numbers.
COFF weak symbol support, based on patches from Mark Elbrecht
* coffcode.h (coff_slurp_symbol_table): Handle C_WEAKEXT.
* coffgen.c (coff_renumber_symbols): Handle weak symbols.
(coff_write_alien_symbol): Likewise.
* cofflink.c (coff_link_check_ar_symbols): Likewise.
(coff_link_add_symbols): Likewise.
(_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): Likewise.
(_bfd_coff_write_global_sym): Likewise.
* elf.c (copy_private_bfd_data): Always initialize the
includes_phdrs field.
* elflink.h (elf_fix_symbol_flags): Check for case where a non-ELF
file defines a symbol first mentioned in an ELF file.
* bfd-in.h: Always define BFD_HOST_64_BIT and BFD_HOST_U_64_BIT if
possible, rather than only if BFD64.
* elflink.h (compute_bucket_count): Just check BFD_HOST_U_64_BIT,
not __GNUC__.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
* srec.c (srec_set_section_contents): Correct test to avoid
switching to 4 byte addresses after seeing a second section which
requires 3 byte addresses. From Joel Schantz
* config.bfd (m68*-*-gnu*): New target. From Aymeric Vincent
1998-12-04 Jim Blandy <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_merge_private_bfd_data): Fix logic to
decide whether the output file is -mrelocatable-lib,
-mrelocatable, or neither. (gdb.base/nodebug.exp)
1998-12-03 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c: Add support for R_FR30_48 reloc.
* reloc.c: Add BFD_RELOC_FR30_48 relocation.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* libbfd.h: Regenerate
Wed Dec 2 00:58:37 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Warn on an attempt to
link against a dynamic symbol with no type or size.
1998-12-01 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-i386.c (i386_check_relocs) [R_386_32]: Don't emit
relocation for section which does not get loaded.
(elf_i386_relocate_section) [R_386_32]: Likewise.
Tue Dec 1 11:33:33 1998 Jim Wilson <>
* coff-h8300.c (h8300_bfd_link_add_symbols): Make reloc_size,
reloc_count and i long instead of unsigned long. Handle error
return from bfd_canonicalize_reloc.
1998-12-01 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_relocate_section): Detect the absence of
a hash table.
Mon Nov 30 15:28:09 1998 J"orn Rennecke <>
* elf32-sh.c (elf/sh.h): Include.
sh_reloc_type: Delete. Changed all references to elf_sh_reloc_type.
(sh_elf_howto_tab): Add HOWTO for R_SH_SWITCH8.
(sh_reloc_map): Map BFD_RELOC_8_PCREL to R_SH_SWITCH8.
(sh_elf_relax_delete_bytes): Handle R_SH_SWITCH8.
* Add dependency of elf32-sh.lo on $(INCDIR)/elf/sh.h.
Fri Nov 27 17:51:38 1998 Geoff Keating <>
* elflink.h (compute_bucket_count): Don't allow minsize==0, it
causes division by zero later on.
Thu Nov 26 11:19:35 1998 Dave Brolley <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_pc9_reloc,fr30_elf_pc12_reloc): Not
1998-11-25 DJ Delorie <>
* coff-i386.c (i3coff_object_p): Remove hack. Use new emulation
hook now.
Tue Nov 24 10:25:27 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_relocate_section): Call
(fr30_final_link_relocate): New function: Handle I20 and I32
(fr30_elf_i32_reloc): New function: Handle I32 relocs.
(fr30_elf_pc9_reloc): New function: Handle 9_PCREL relocs.
(fr30_elf_pc12_reloc): New function: Handle 12_PCREL relocs.
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_relocate_section): Reset hi16s reloc
chain to empty.
The following changes are based on a patch submitted by Gianluca
Moro <>:
(v850_elf_perform_relocation): Only update a hi16s reloc if it has
not already been updated.
(find_remembered_hi16s_reloc): New parameter 'already_found'
returns state of remembered hi16s reloc.
(remember_hi16s_reloc): Set 'found' field to false.
(hi16s_location): Add 'found' field.
1998-11-23 DJ Delorie <>
* coff-i386.c (bfd_pe_dll_not_recognized_hack): the linker wants
to see .DLL files as unrecognized.
(i3coff_object_p): Sorry, had to hack it to not recognize these
files (pei-i386) on request.
1998-11-23 DJ Delorie <>
* opncls.c (bfd_make_readable): need more cleanup for symbols and
relents. Call bfd_check_format to reinitialize.
Fri Nov 20 14:21:36 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_elf_relocate_section): Remove spurious
Thu Nov 19 14:42:15 1998 Geoffrey Noer <>
* aclocal.m4: regenerate
* configure: regenerate
Tue Nov 17 20:23:35 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_link_hash_entry): Add vtable_entries_size.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_link_hash_newfunc): Clear it.
* elflink.h (elf_gc_propagate_vtable_entries_used): Copy it, and
respect it as an upper bound on what memory to reference.
(elf_gc_smash_unused_vtentry_relocs): Likewise.
(elf_gc_record_vtentry): Handle as-yet undefined vtables. Set and
update vtable_entries_size appropriately.
Tue Nov 17 15:28:31 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-fr30.c (fr30_reloc_type_lookup): Used integers to hold
reloc number.
Mon Nov 16 22:19:21 1998 DJ Delorie <>
* archive.c (bfd_ar_hdr_from_filesystem): support BFD_IN_MEMORY
bfds; they have no "file" so we fake it.
* bfd-in2.h: add bfd_make_writable and bfd_make_readable (regen)
* libbfd.c (bfd_write): Allow writing to BFD_IN_MEMORY bfds by
resizing the memory buffer.
* opncls.c (bfd_make_writable): New function; lets you write a
bfd_create'd bfd to an in-memory buffer.
(bfd_make_readable): New function; lets you read back that buffer
as if it were from bfd_openr. Used to build generated archive
members (winsup's ld's dlltool)
Mon Nov 16 19:15:19 1998 Dave Brolley <>
* po/bfd.pot: Regenerated.
Mon Nov 16 10:57:06 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-v850.c (hi16s_location): Replaced fixed size array with
linked list.
Sun Nov 15 20:28:25 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_relax_section): Search for the proper
element of the gotentry list for local symbols too.
(elf64_alpha_relocate_section): Unify local and global handling.
Assert that gotent->use_count > 0.
Sat Nov 14 15:16:01 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* (vms_alpha_vec): Rename from evax_alpha_vec, and
update for file name changes of July 2, 1998.
(vms_vax_vec): New.
* configure: Rebuild.
Thu Nov 12 19:19:54 1998 Dave Brolley <>
* po/bfd.pot: Regenerated.
Tue Nov 10 16:17:06 1998 Geoffrey Noer <>
* acinclude.m4, config.bfd: detect cygwin* instead of cygwin32*.
* aclocal.m4, configure: regenerate
Tue Nov 10 15:13:59 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf.c (prep_headers): Add support for bfd_arch_fr30.
Tue Nov 10 13:37:36 1998 Felix Lee <>
* acinclude.m4 (BFD_HAVE_SYS_PROCFS_TYPE,
BFD_HAVE_SYS_PROCFS_TYPE_MEMBER): didn't define macro when value
was cached.
* aclocal.m4, configure: regenerated.
Tue Nov 10 14:31:01 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-d10v.c (reloc_type): Add R_D10V_GNU_VTINHERIT and
R_D10V_GNU_VTENTRY relocs.
(elf_d10v_howto_table): Likewise.
(d10v_reloc_map d10v_reloc_map): Likewise.
(elf32_d10v_gc_mark_hook): New.
(elf32_d10v_gc_sweep_hook): New.
(elf32_d10v_check_relocs): New.
(elf32_d10v_relocate_section): New.
(elf_backend_relocate_section): Define.
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
Sat Nov 7 18:07:51 1998 Peter Schauer <>
* (BFD32_BACKENDS): Move vms files here...
(BFD64_BACKENDS): ...from here.
(BFD32_BACKENDS_CFILES): Move vms files here...
(BFD64_BACKENDS_CFILES): ...from here.
* Rebuild.
Wed Nov 4 15:58:48 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* Add FR30 target.
* Add FR30 target.
* archures.c: Add support for FR30.
* config.bfd: Add support for FR30.
* Add support for FR30.
* reloc.c: Add support for FR30 relocations.
* targets.c: Add support for FR30 relocations.
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
* configure: Regenerate.
* libbfd.h: Regenerate.
* cpu-fr30.c: New file.
* elf32-fr30.c: New file.
Mon Nov 2 14:59:33 1998 Geoffrey Noer <>
* detect cygwin* instead of cygwin32*
* configure: regenerate
Sun Nov 1 19:32:28 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-m10300.c (mn10300_elf_relax_section): Do not use alloca,
use bfd_malloc and free instead and check return value from bfd_malloc.
Sun Nov 1 16:20:35 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* libbfd-in.h (_bfd_dwarf1_find_nearest_line): Declare.
* libbfd.h: Rebuild.
* elf32-mips.c (mips_elf_dynsym_sec_names): Comment out.
(_bfd_mips_elf_fake_sections): Don't set sh_info field of a .hash
(struct mips_elf_link_hash_table): Remove dynsym_sec_strindex
(mips_elf_link_hash_table_create): Don't initialize
(mips_elf_gc_mark_hook): Add default case to avoid warning.
(mips_elf_size_dynamic_sections): Generate a section symbol for
every output section.
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Count all sections for
(mips_elf_finish_dynamic_sections): Use dynamic symbols for all
output sections.
Sun Nov 1 12:46:53 1998 Geoff Keating <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Allocate two slots
for later PLT entries in large PLTs.
(ppc_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Allow for the extra slots.
Sat Oct 31 20:10:09 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_reload_section): Fix typo.
1998-10-26 15:58 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_link_hash_entry): Add new field elf_hash_value.
* elflink.h (elf_collect_hash_codes): New function. This function is
called for each exported symbol and we compute the ELF hash value for
(compute_bucket_value): New function. It is called from
size_dynamic_sections to determine the hash table size. When we are
optimizing a better, but slower, algorithm is used.
(size_dynamic_sections): Call compute_bucket_value.
* elf.c (bfd_elf_hash): Optimize the hash function a bit.
Mon Oct 19 20:03:21 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-sh.c: Add HOWTO entries for R_SH_GNU_VTINHERIT and
(sh_elf_gc_mark_hook): New.
(sh_elf_gc_sweep_hook): New.
(sh_elf_check_relocs): New.
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
Mon Oct 19 16:57:05 1998 Felix Lee <>
* acinclude.m4: undo previous gettext change
* aclocal.m4: rebuild with right version of aclocal.
Mon Oct 19 01:47:21 1998 Felix Lee <>
* acinclude.m4, aclocal.m4: move gettext-related fragments from
aclocal.m4 to acinclude.m4, so they don't get lost.
* elfcore.h: rewrite for better corefile support.
* elf.c (elfcore_*): new functions.
* elf-bfd.h (elf_obj_tdata): new structure members.
* acconfig.h, acinclude.m4, add feature-tests for
flavor of procfs.
* aclocal.m4,, configure, regenerated.
Fri Oct 16 14:07:45 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-m32r.c: Add HOWTO entries for R_M32R_GNU_VTINHERIT
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
(m32r_elf_check_relocs): New.
(m32r_elf_gc_mark_hook): New.
(m32r_elf_gc_sweep_hook): New.
(m32r_elf_relocate_section): Handle VT relocs.
Mon Oct 12 14:18:40 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c (arm_relocate_section): Remove redundant test.
* bfd-in2.h (struct reloc_howto_struct): Improve comment to make
cleat that the 'bitsize' field is the size of the bitfield AFTER
relocation not before.
* elf32-m32r.c (R_M32R_18_PCREL): Fix size of bitfield.
* coff-mips.c (mips_relocate_hi): Cope with missing refhi or reflo
Tue Oct 6 09:20:44 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-sparc.c: Add HOWTO entries for R_SPARC_GNU_VTINHERIT and
(elf32_sparc_check_relocs): Handle them.
(elf32_sparc_reloc_type_lookup): Likewise.
(elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Likewise.
(elf32_sparc_gc_mark_hook): New.
(elf32_sparc_gc_sweep_hook): New.
Mon Oct 5 14:55:30 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (som_finish_writing): Perform some sanity checks when
writing an executable or shared library.
Mon Oct 5 12:02:31 1998 Gavin Romig-Koch <>
* dwarf1.c : New file. Adds _bfd_dwarf1_find_nearest_line.
* (elf): Add dwarf1.lo.
* elf_bfd.h (elf_ob_tdata): Add dwarf1_find_line_info.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_find_nearest_line): Add call to
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_find_nearest_line):
Add call to _bfd_dwarf1_find_nearest_line.
* configure: Rebuilt.
Mon Oct 5 10:06:22 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elflink.h (elf_gc_sections): Do not allow garbage
collection if dynamic sections have been created.
Mon Oct 5 09:07:37 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-v850.c: Add HOWTO entries for R_V850_GNU_VTINHERIT and
(v850_elf_check_relocs): Handle VTINHERIT and VTENTRY relocs.
(v850_elf_perform_relocation): Likewise.
(v850_elf_final_link_relocate): Likewise.
(v850_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
(v850_elf_gc_sweep_hook): New routine.
(v850_elf_gc_mark_hook): New routine.
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
Mon Oct 5 09:04:25 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_gc_sweep_hook): Don't assume
that dynobj exists.
Sun Oct 4 23:29:34 1998 David Edelsohn <>
* rs6000-core.c (rs6000coff_core_file_matches_executable_p):
Declare size as bfd_size_type.
(rs6000coff_get_section_contents): Declare count as bfd_size_type.
Sun Oct 4 20:38:29 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* cpu-hppa.c (bfd_hppa20_arch): Define. Link it into the bfd_hppa_arch
* som.c (CPU_PA_RISC2_0): Define.
(_PA_RISC2_0_ID): Likewise.
(som_finish_writing): Use CPU_PA_RISC2_0 for the system_id as needed.
Sun Oct 4 21:19:09 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): When a versioned symbol
has a base which is already defined, only add the referenced
symbol to the dynamic symbol table if it is defined or referenced
by a regular file.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_i386_info_to_howto_rel): Handle vtable relocs
1998-09-27 Andreas Schwab <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): Undo last change.
Wed Sep 23 16:09:31 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): Don't record a dynamic
symbol for the indirect alias to a versioned symbol.
Mon Sep 21 12:15:22 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-i386.c (elf32_i386_vtinherit_howto): New.
(elf32_i386_vtentry_howto): New.
(elf_i386_reloc_type_lookup): Return elf32_i386_vtentry_howto
or elf32_i386_vtinherit_howto on lookup.
Sun Sep 20 00:48:07 1998 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf32-m68k.c: Include "elf/m68k.h". Remove definition of enum
reloc_type. Rename R_68K__max to R_68K_max.
(howto_table): Use _bfd_elf_rel_vtable_reloc_fn for a VTENTRY
Sun Sep 20 00:09:25 1998 Chris Torek <>
* libbfd.c (bfd_getb32): Rewrite expression to get better code.
(bfd_getl32, bfd_getb_signed_32, bfd_getl_signed_32): Likewise.
* libbfd.c (bfd_log2): Cast to bfd_vma before shifting, not
Sat Sep 19 22:42:23 1998 Doug Rabson <>
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): Ensure that the warning
message has a null byte terminator.
Fri Sep 18 14:35:29 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_perform_relocation): Ignore contents of
word subject to R_V850_32 relocation.
Thu Sep 17 17:20:36 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* dwarf2.c: Add comment describing problem computing line numbers
for undefined symbols at link time.
Thu Sep 17 16:03:28 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Don't
transform a defweak into a plt entry.
(elf64_alpha_calc_dynrel_sizes): Allow room for secondary
plt entry references to receive a RELATIVE reloc.
(elf64_alpha_finish_dynamic_symbol): Fill them in.
(elf64_alpha_relocate_section): Assert we don't overrun
the allocated relocation space.
Wed Sep 16 18:03:13 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf.c (swap_out_syms): Always treat section symbols as
special, even if they are attached to a common section.
Wed Sep 16 10:34:13 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-v850.c (v850_elf_symbol_processing): Move symbols in
sections with v850 common section attributes into named v850
common sections.
(v850_elf_add_symbol_hook): Move symbols in sections with v850
common section attributes into named v850 common sections.
Wed Sep 16 11:26:49 CDT 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_arm_gc_mark_hook): Remove print
1998-09-15 Geoff Keating <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Reverse output_offset
part of Vladimir's change of 1998-08-19. Make a R_PPC_SDAREL16
reloc to the wrong section a warning, not an error. .dynsbss
is not an output section, so there is no need to check for it.
Tue Sep 15 12:40:05 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf-bfd.h: Add argument to elf_backend_get_symbol_type.
Tue Sep 15 08:34:40 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf.c (swap_out_syms): Pass type to elf_backend_get_symbol_type.
* elf32-arm.c: Add HOWTO entries for R_ARM_GNU_VTINHERIT and
(elf32_arm_gc_mark_hook): New.
(elf32_arm_gc_sweep_hook): New.
(elf32_arm_check_relocs): New.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Handle VTINHERIT and VTENTRY
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Handle VTINHERIT and VTENTRY
1998-09-10 Geoff Keating <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): If dynobj is NULL,
assume there is no PLT or GOT.
Wed Sep 9 14:24:12 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_arm_find_nearest_line): New function: just
like _elf_bfd_find_nearest_line() except that STT_ARM_TFUNC is
also accepted as a function symbol type.
Mon Sep 7 13:24:03 1998 Peter Schauer <>
* rs6000-core.c (_LONG_LONG): Define for AIX 4.x only.
Sat Sep 5 20:40:18 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* libbfd-in.h (_bfd_nolink_bfd_gc_sections): Correct definition to
match definition of _bfd_gc_sections field.
* libbfd.h: Rebuild.
Fri Sep 4 13:54:23 1998 David Miller <>
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Properly adjust
the addend of a dynamic relocation referencing a section.
* elf64-sparc.c (sparc64_elf_relocate_section): Likewise.
(sparc64_elf_finish_dynamic_symbol): Fix the PLT relocation offset.
Thu Sep 3 17:28:50 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elflink.h (bfd_elfNN_size_dynamic_sections): Verify that the
bed has a size_dynamic_sections routine before trying to use it.
Mon Aug 31 14:49:22 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_gnu_vtentry_howto): Use
Mon Aug 31 10:23:40 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* Add elf32-arm.c.
* Rebuild.
* elf-bfd.h: Add elf_backend_get_symbol_type.
* elf.c (swap_out_syms): If defined, call
* elf32-arm.c: Define elf_backend_get_symbol_type.
(elf32_arm_get_symbol-type): New routine.
(record_thumb_to_arm_glue): Change to use STT_ARM_TFUNC.
(bfd_elf32_arm_process_before_allocation): Change to
check for STT_ARM_TFUNC.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Likewise.
* elfxx-target.h: Add elf_backend_get_symbol_type.
Fri Aug 28 19:44:07 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* archures.c (bfd_mach_alpha_ev[456]): New.
* cpu-alpha.c: Rework to match these types.
* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
Fri Aug 28 19:38:53 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (_bfd_elf_rel_vtable_reloc_fn): Declare.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_rel_vtable_reloc_fn): New.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_howto_table): Add vtable relocs.
(elf_i386_reloc_type_lookup): Recognize them.
(elf_i386_check_relocs): Pass them off to generic code.
(elf_i386_relocate_section): Ignore them.
(elf_i386_gc_mark_hook, elf_i386_gc_sweep_hook): New.
(elf_backend_can_gc_sections): True.
Thu Aug 20 15:03:45 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_thumb_to_arm_stub): Check sym_sec is not NULL
before looking at owner field.
(elf32_arm_to_thumb_stub): Ditto.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Compute name before calling
Thu Aug 20 11:30:17 1998 Michael Snyder <>
* elf.c: comment and formatting cleanups.
* elfcore.h: ditto.
Wed Aug 19 15:43:26 1998 Michael Snyder <>
* elfcode.h (elf_object_p): Reject files of header type ET_CORE
(core files are treated differently than object files).
* elf-bfd.h (_bfd_elf_write_corefile_contents,
bfd_elf_mkcorefile): declare.
* elfxx-target.h (_bfd_elf_write_corefile_contents,
bfd_elf_mkcorefile): add to bfd_target vector.
* elfcore.h (elf_core_file_p): save the program header table,
and set the bfd architecture from the elf file header.
* elf.c (bfd_elf_mkcorefile): new function.
(_bfd_elf_write_corefile_contents): new function.
(assign_file_positions_for_segments): add cases for handling
PT_NOTE segments. (assign_file_positions_except_relocs):
core files should be handled the same as exec files.
(prep_headers): identify core files as type ET_CORE.
(copy_private_bfd_data): identify the sections belonging to
the PT_NOTE segment.
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_final_write_processing):
add break statement to default case.
1998-08-19 Vladimir N. Makarov <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_relocate_section): Check that output
section (not input) will be in sections ".sbss", ".sbss2",
".sdata", and ".sdata" for R_PPC_SDAREL16, R_PPC_EMB_SDA2REL,
R_PPC_EMB_SDA21, R_PPC_EMB_RELSDA. In all these cases also ignore
output_offset for correct evaluation of addend.
Tue Aug 18 11:48:12 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.c: Add prefix bfd_ to elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking,
elf32_arm_allocate_interworking_sections and
Tue Aug 18 11:46:00 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* bfd-in.h: Ammend prototype for
elf32_arm_process_before_allocation to remove surplus third
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerate.
Sat Aug 15 20:55:08 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_relax_section): Handle indirect symbols.
Fri Aug 14 09:12:28 1998 Stan Cox <>
* aoutx.h (aout_link_input_section_ext): Use the relocation already
calculated for RELOC_SPARC_REV32 case.
Thu Aug 13 14:02:02 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* bfd-in.h: Add prototypes for elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking,
elf32_arm_allocate_interworking_sections and
* bfd-in2.h: Regenerated.
* elf32-arm.c Define elf32_arm_link_hash_table.
(insert_thumb_branch): New routine.
(find_thumb_glue): New routine.
(find_arm_glue): New routine.
(record_arm_to_thumb_glue): New routine.
(record_thumb_to_arm_glue): New routine.
(elf32_arm_link_hash_table_create): New routine.
(elf32_arm_get_bfd_for_interworking): New routine.
(elf32_arm_allocate_interworking_sections) New routine.
(elf32_arm_process_before_allocation) New routine.
(elf32_thumb_to_arm_stub): New routine.
(elf32_arm_to_thumb_stub): New routine.
(elf32_print_private_bfd_data): Fix typo.
(elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Add argument sym_sec.
Check for branches to thumb symbols in case R_ARM_PC24.
Check for branches to arm symbols in case R_ARM_THM_PC22.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Pass symbol section to
Wed Aug 12 19:00:39 1998 Geoff Keating <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Generate PLT
entries unless the symbol is defined in the executable; in
particular, undefined weak symbols get a PLT entry.
Wed Aug 12 14:48:33 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* libaout.h: Remove nested comment to avoid warning.
Wed Aug 12 08:10:11 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Rework
R_ARM_PC24 relocation.
Tue Aug 11 14:42:26 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Remove unused
argument is_local. Add argument sym_flags. Check sym_flags
in R_ARM_ABS32 case. Include addend for R_ARM_THM_PC22 case.
(elf32_arm_relocate_section): Don't pass local sym and pass
sym_flags to elf32_arm_final_link_relocate.
Mon Aug 10 20:38:39 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (elf64_alpha_calc_dynrel_sizes): Correct last change
to not count too few relocs for dynamicly linked executables.
Mon Aug 10 15:35:34 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (alpha_elf_dynamic_symbol_p): Never consider
symbols without a dynamic index dynamic. Consider all weak
symbols dynamic.
(elf64_alpha_strip_section_from_output): Don't assume 1-1
correspondance between input and output sections.
Mon Aug 10 15:31:39 1998 Andreas Schwab <>
* elflink.h (elf_gc_common_finalize_got_offsets): For backends
that use a .got.plt section start the got offset at zero.
Mon Aug 10 17:31:21 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ieee.c (ieee_write_processor): Correct the processor ID written
out for bfd_arch_m68k, accommodating change of March 25.
Sun Aug 9 20:55:44 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf32-arm.c (elf32_arm_final_link_relocate): Rework
R_ARM_THM_RPC22 relocations.
Sat Aug 8 15:15:30 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf64-alpha.c (alpha_elf_dynamic_symbol_p): Undef weak symbols
are always dynamic.
(elf64_alpha_calc_dynrel_sizes): Allow enough room for RELATIVE
.got relocs in -Bsymbolic shared objects.
Wed Aug 5 15:48:08 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-arm.c: Add private flags to ELF header.
(elf32_arm_print_private_bfd_data): New Function.
(elf32_arm_set_private_flags): New Function.
(elf32_arm_copy_private_flags): New Function.
(elf32_arm_merge_private_bfd_data): New Function.
Mon Aug 3 17:10:15 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-sparc.c (elf32_sparc_check_relocs): Permit WPLT30 against
a local symbol.
(elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Likewise.
Sun Aug 2 03:19:23 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_check_relocs): Init sgot to NULL. Create the
.got if any relocation referrs to _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_.
(ppc_elf_relocate_section): Pull sgot and splt search to the start
of the function. Recognize no .plt as static linking.
1998-08-01 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-mips.c (_bfd_mips_elf_section_from_shdr): Don't pass
".liblist" string through gettext.
Fri Jul 31 16:38:14 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* Add support for elf32-arm.lo.
* Rebuild.
* config.bfd (arm-*-elf): Define targ_defvec and targ_selvecs.
(thumb-*-elf): Define targ_defvec and targ_selvecs.
* Handle bfd_elf32_littlearm_vec and bfd_elf32_bigarm_vec.
* configure: Regenerate.
* elf.c: (prep_headers): Support arch_type of EM_ARM.
* targets.c: Support new targets bfd_elf32_bigarm_vec and
bfd_target bfd_elf32_littlearm_vec.
* elf32-arm.c: New file.
Tue Jun 28 19:05:28 1998 Stan Cox <>
* libaout.h (M_SPARCLITE_LE): New machine.
* sunos.c (MACHTYPE_OK): Add machine M_SPARCLITE_LE.
* aoutf1.h (sunos_set_arch_mach): Add machine M_SPARCLITE_LE.
(sunos_write_object_contents): Add machine bfd_mach_sparc_sparclite_le
* aoutx.h (howto_table_ext): Add relocation R_SPARC_REV32.
(NAME(aout,machine_type)) Add machine bfd_mach_sparc_sparclite_le
(aout_link_input_section_ext): Add RELOC_SPARC_REV32 support.
* elf32-sparc.c (_bfd_sparc_elf_howto_table, sparc_reloc_map,
elf32_sparc_relocate_section): Rename R_SPARC_32LE to be R_SPARC_REV32
* libbfd.h (bfd_reloc_code_real_names): Rename BFD_RELOC_SPARC_32LE to
* reloc.c: Ditto.
* config.bfd (sparc86x-*-aout): New
Fri Jul 24 13:54:19 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* linker.c (_bfd_generic_final_link): Allocate NULL symbol before
actually mapping the output sections.
Fri Jul 24 11:24:29 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* elf-m10300.c (mn10300_elf_howto): Add R_MN10300_24 entry.
(mn10300_elf_reloc_map): Similarly.
(mn10300_elf_final_link_relocate): Handle R_MN10300_24.
Fri Jul 24 12:36:04 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-mips.c (elf_mips_howto_table): Add reloc types used on
Irix 6.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_reloc_type_lookup): Add default case.
* elf64-mips.c: Replace all uses of mips_elf64_reloc_type with
elf_mips_reloc_type defined in elf/mips.h.
1998-07-24 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf64-mips.c: Remove reloc_type definition completely. It's now
in elf/mips.h.
Thu Jul 23 13:33:19 1998 Doug Evans <>
* elf64-mips.c (mips_elf64_reloc_type): #if 0 out more relocations
as they are defined in elf/mips.h now.
Thu Jul 23 11:29:43 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* Re-add lost change:
* elf-m10300.c (elf32_mn10300_link_hash_entry): Add new field
(mn10300_elf_relax_section): Include stack space for register saves
in the imm8 field of a "call" instruction.
(compute_function_info): Determine how much stack is allocated by
the movm instruction. Fix typo.
(elf32_mn10300_link_hash_newfunc): Initialize movm_stack_size.
Thu Jul 23 11:38:05 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf32-sparc.c (elf_backend_got_header_size): Define as 4.
* elf64-sparc.c (elf_backend_got_header_size): Define as 8.
1998-07-22 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-ppc.c: Change use of pp_reloc_type to elf_ppc_reloc_type.
Wed Jul 22 16:27:18 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* elf32-hppa.h: Let ELF header define the enum containing the
external reloc numbers.
* elf32-i386.h: Likewise.
1998-07-22 14:57 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf-m10300.c: Let ELF header now define the macros to get the enum.
* elf32-mips.c: Likewise.
* elf32-ppc.c: Likewise.
Wed Jul 22 13:53:52 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* bfd-in2.h: Change type of 'class' parameter to 'unsigned int' in
bfd_coff_set_symbol_class(), in order to avoid K&R compatability
* bfd-in.h: Regenerate.
* coffgen.c (bfd_coff_set_symbol_class): Change type of 'class'
parameter to 'unsigned int' to avoid K&R compatability problems.
Wed Jul 22 16:43:24 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ieee.c (ieee_find_nearest_line): Change filename_ptr and
functionname_ptr to be const. Change line_ptr to be unsigned.
* coffcode.h (coff_link_output_has_begun): Simplify handling when
macro is not defined. Change second parameter from bfd_link_info
to coff_final_link_info. Add prototype.
(coff_final_link_postscript): Simplify handling when macro is not
defined. Add prototype.
1998-07-22 13:08 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf-mn10300.c: Before include system specific ELF header define
* elf32-mips.c: Likewise.
* elf32-ppc.c: Likewise.
Wed Jul 22 13:46:51 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf64-mips.c (mips_elf64_reloc_type): Copy Ulrich's elf32-mips.c
temporary patch over to elf64-mips.c as well.
1998-07-21 Ulrich Drepper <>
* elf32-mips.c (reloc_type): Temporarily disable definition of
standard relocation since they are now defined in elf/mips.h.
Tue Jul 21 09:47:00 1998 Catherine Moore <>
* elf-m10200.c (mn10200_elf_final_link_relocate):
Modify range test for case R_MN10200_8.
* elf-m10300.c (mn10300_elf_final_link_relocate):
Modify range test for case R_MN10300_8.
Mon Jul 20 18:50:54 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* elf-bfd.h (struct elf_backend_data): Add got_ & plt_header_size.
* elf32-i386.c (elf_backend_got_header_size): Define.
(elf_backend_plt_header_size): Define.
* elf32-m68k.c, elf32-mips.c, elf32-ppc.c: Likewise.
* elf32-sparc.c, elf64-alpha.c, elf64-sparc.c: Likewise.
* elfxx-target.h: Provide a default of zero.
* elflink.c (_bfd_elf_create_got_section): Use got_header_size.
* elflink.h (elf_gc_common_finalize_got_offsets): Likewise.
* elf32-ppc.c (ppc_elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Don't remove a PLT
entry from an executable, even if the plt refcount goes to 0.
Mon Jul 20 12:47:26 1998 Andreas Schwab <>
* aoutx.h (NAME(aout,find_nearest_line)): Also remember the
directory name at the line number.
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_find_nearest_line): Also consider symbols
with an unspecified type.
Wed Jul 15 11:20:01 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* sunos.c: Add undef of valid to avoid problem on SunOS.
Tue Jul 14 15:30:59 1998 Richard Henderson <>
* config.bfd (i?86-pc-beos{pe,elf,}*): Recognize.
Tue Jul 14 11:22:21 1998 Andreas Schwab <>
* elf32-m68k.c (elf_m68k_check_relocs): Also reference count
R_68K_PCxx and R_68K_xx relocations. Make sure that
ELF_LINK_HASH_NEEDS_PLT is always set for a PLT reloc reference.
(elf_m68k_gc_sweep_hook): Also reference count R_68K_PCxx and
R_68K_xx relocations.
(elf_m68k_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Reset the plt offset of a symbol
that has no plt entry.
(elf_m68k_relocate_section): Ignore the plt offset in a static
* elflink.h (elf_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Reset the plt offset for
an ignored symbol.
(elf_gc_common_finalize_got_offsets): Set the got offsets also in
a static link.
* elf32-m68k.c (R_68K_GNU_VTINHERIT, R_68K_GNU_VTENTRY): New reloc
(howto_table, reloc_map): Add entries for them.
(elf_m68k_check_relocs): Handle them. Implement reference
counting for got and plt entries.
(elf_m68k_gc_mark_hook, elf_m68k_gc_sweep_hook): New functions.
(elf_m68k_adjust_dynamic_symbol): Handle unreferenced plt
(rtype_to_howto_rel, elf_info_to_howto_rel): Delete.
(elf_m68k_relocate_section): Handle the new reloc types.
(bfd_elf32_bfd_final_link, elf_backend_gc_mark_hook,
elf_backend_gc_sweep_hook, elf_backend_can_gc_sections): Define.
* elflink.h (elf_link_add_object_symbols): When creating an
indirect reference for symbol versioning also copy the plt
(elf_fix_symbol_flags): When clearing the ELF_LINK_HASH_NEEDS_PLT
flag also reset the plt offset.
(elf_link_assign_sym_version): Likewise.
(elf_gc_common_finalize_got_offsets): Increment the got offset by
the size of the entry in bytes.
(elf_gc_allocate_got_offsets): Likewise.
Tue Jul 14 11:18:14 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elflink.h (elf_gc_sections): Return true rather than falling off
the bottom.
* coffgen.c (bfd_coff_set_symbol_class): Call bfd_alloc, not
Mon Jul 13 11:06:31 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c: Supress definition of TARGET_UNDERSCORE and add a
comment describing when it should be enabled.
Changed definition of USER_LABEL_PREFIX to "", to fall into line
with GCC sources.
Mon Jul 13 13:06:54 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ieee.c (ieee_slurp_external_symbols): Handle call optimization
information ATN records.
Fri Jul 10 16:31:06 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* ieee.c (ieee_slurp_external_symbols): Select an appropriate
section for an absolute symbol in a fully linked file. Based on
patch from Christian Holland <>.
Wed Jul 8 11:29:56 1998 Manfred Hollstein <>
* coff-m88k.c (m88k_special_reloc): Don't lose the information
that a symbol is undefined.
Tue Jul 7 21:47:02 1998 Jeffrey A Law (
* som.c (som_bfd_gc_sections): Define.
Mon Jul 6 11:35:50 1998 Nick Clifton <>
* coff-arm.c (aoutarm_std_reloc_howto): Do not complain about
overflows in ARM_26D patches, since they have already been
implmented. Patch submitted by Dr. R.J. Black <>
Sat Jul 4 12:25:36 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* coffcode.h (coff_write_object_contents): If we have any long
section names, call coff_write_symbols even if there are no
Fri Jul 3 13:11:35 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* elf.c (copy_private_bfd_data): Only set phdr_included once for a
PT_LOAD segment, rather than only setting it once for the entire
* elf.c (_bfd_elf_make_section_from_shdr): When setting the LMA,
rather than ignoring every phdr with a p_paddr of 0, ignore all
the phdrs if they all have a p_paddr of 0.
* stabs.c (_bfd_write_stab_strings): Check whether the .stabstr
section was discarded from the link.
Fri Jul 3 14:39:05 1998 J"orn Rennecke <>
* coff-sh.c (sh_insn_uses_freg): Ignore lowest bit of register number.
Fri Jul 3 14:35:48 1998 J"orn Rennecke <>
* coff-sh.c (sh_insns_conflict): Load of fpscr conflicts with
floating point operations.
Thu Jul 2 18:37:25 1998 Ian Lance Taylor <>
* cofflink.c (_bfd_coff_link_input_bfd): Skip undefined global
function symbols.
Thu Jul 2 14:59:42 1998 Klaus Kaempf <>
Merge of vax/vms (read-only) support
* Support Vax target.
* makefile.vms: Support Vax target.
* vms.h: Renamed from evax.h, merged vax/vms (read-only) support.
* vms.c: Renamed from evax-alpha.c, merged vax/vms (read-only)
* vms-hdr.c: Renamed from evax-emh.c, merged vax/vms (read-only)
* vms-gsd.c: Renamed from evax-egsd.c, merged vax/vms (read-only)
* vms-tir.c: Renamed from evax-etir.c, merged vax/vms (read-only)
* vms-misc.c: Renamed from evax-misc.c, merged vax/vms (read-only)