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Name: binutils-gold Distribution: openSUSE:Leap:15.2:PowerPC / ports
Version: 2.32 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: lp152.3.9 Build date: Wed Jun 24 10:55:38 2020
Group: Development/Tools/Building Build host: obs-power8-04
Size: 8019001 Source RPM: binutils-2.32-lp152.3.9.src.rpm
Summary: The gold linker
gold is an ELF linker.	It is intended to have complete support for ELF
and to run as fast as possible on modern systems.  For normal use it is
a drop-in replacement for the older GNU linker.






* Fri Jan 17 2020
  - Add binutils-add-z15-name.diff to recognize the official name
    of s390 arch13: "z15".  [bsc#1160590, jsc#SLE-7903 aka
* Tue Oct 15 2019
  - Add binutils-fix-ld-segv.diff to fix a segfault in ld
    when building some versions of pacemaker.  [bsc#1154025,
* Wed Oct 02 2019
  - Add avr, epiphany and rx to target_list so that the common
    binutils can handle all objects we can create with crosses.
* Mon Sep 09 2019
  - Update to current 2.32 branch @7b468db3 adding
    binutils-2.32-branch.diff.gz [jsc#ECO-368].
  - Includes fixes for these CVEs:
    bsc#1109412 aka CVE-2018-17358 aka PR23686
    bsc#1109413 aka CVE-2018-17359 aka PR23686
    bsc#1109414 aka CVE-2018-17360 aka PR23685
    bsc#1111996 aka CVE-2018-18309 aka PR23770
    bsc#1112534 aka CVE-2018-18484 aka GCC PR87636
    bsc#1112535 aka CVE-2018-18483 aka PR23767
    bsc#1113247 aka CVE-2018-18607 aka PR23805
    bsc#1113252 aka CVE-2018-18606 aka PR23806
    bsc#1113255 aka CVE-2018-18605 aka PR23804
    bsc#1116827 aka CVE-2018-17985 aka GCC PR87335
    bsc#1118830 aka CVE-2018-19932 aka PR23932
    bsc#1118831 aka CVE-2018-19931 aka PR23942
    bsc#1120640 aka CVE-2018-1000876 aka PR23994
    bsc#1121034 aka CVE-2018-20651 aka PR24041
    bsc#1121035 aka CVE-2018-20623 aka PR24049
    bsc#1121056 aka CVE-2018-20671 aka PR24005
    bsc#1142772 aka CVE-2019-1010180 aka PR23657
  - Refresh s390-biarch.diff and
    binutils-revert-plt32-in-branches.diff .
  - For the SLE12 package this also removes patches
    binutils-z13-1.diff, binutils-z13-2.diff,
    binutils-z13-3.diff, binutils-z13-4.diff and binutils-z13-5.diff .
* Sat Aug 31 2019 Dirk Mueller <>
  - enable xtensa architecture (Tensilica lc6 and related)
  - Fix SUSE typo in README package name
* Mon Jul 22 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Use -ffat-lto-objects in order to provide assembly for static libs
* Mon Jun 03 2019
  Fake entry for SLE12 package variant only:
  - Add support for new z13 instructions. [fate#327074, jsc#SLE-6206,
    Adds patches binutils-z13-1.diff, binutils-z13-2.diff,
    binutils-z13-3.diff, binutils-z13-4.diff and binutils-z13-5.diff .
* Mon Apr 29 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Add binutils-pr24486.patch: fix for PR24486 (boo#1133131 boo#1133232).
* Tue Apr 23 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Add rx-gas-padding-pr24464.patch: fix for PR24464.
* Wed Apr 03 2019 Andreas Schwab <>
  - riscv-abi-check.patch: Don't check ABI flags if no code section
* Tue Feb 19 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Add binutils.keyring and verify signature.
* Tue Feb 05 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Add disk and RAM (for ppc, ppc64 and ppc64le) constraint with _constraints.
* Mon Feb 04 2019 Martin Liška <>
  - Update to binutils 2.32:
    * The binutils now support for the C-SKY processor series.
    * The x86 assembler now supports a -mvexwig=[0|1] option to control
      encoding of VEX.W-ignored (WIG) VEX instructions.
      It also has a new -mx86-used-note=[yes|no] option to generate (or
      not) x86 GNU property notes.
    * The MIPS assembler now supports the Loongson EXTensions R2 (EXT2),
      the Loongson EXTensions (EXT) instructions, the Loongson Content
      Address Memory (CAM) ASE and the Loongson MultiMedia extensions
      Instructions (MMI) ASE.
    * The addr2line, c++filt, nm and objdump tools now have a default
      limit on the maximum amount of recursion that is allowed whilst
      demangling strings.  This limit can be disabled if necessary.
    * Objdump's --disassemble option can now take a parameter,
      specifying the starting symbol for disassembly.  Disassembly will
      continue from this symbol up to the next symbol or the end of the
    * The BFD linker will now report property change in linker map file
      when merging GNU properties.
    * The BFD linker's -t option now doesn't report members within
      archives, unless -t is given twice.  This makes it more useful
      when generating a list of files that should be packaged for a
      linker bug report.
    * The GOLD linker has improved warning messages for relocations that
      refer to discarded sections.
  - Remove binutils-2.31-branch.diff.gz, fix-pr23919-1.diff,
    fix-pr23919-2.diff, fix-pr23919-3.diff,
    gold-depend-on-opcodes.diff and s390-relro.diff.
  - Refresh binutils-skip-rpaths.patch, s390-biarch.diff, cross-avr-size.patch
    and binutils-revert-plt32-in-branches.diff.
* Thu Jan 24 2019
  - Add s390-relro.diff to improve relro support on s390
* Thu Dec 06 2018
  - Fix the fix for PR23919 [bsc#1118644]:
    rename handle-ELF-compressed-header-alignment-correctly-by-.patch
    to fix-pr23919-1.diff and add fix-pr23919-2.diff
    and fix-pr23919-3.diff .
* Tue Nov 27 2018 Martin Liška <>
  - Add handle-ELF-compressed-header-alignment-correctly-by-.patch:
* Tue Aug 28 2018
  - Update to binutils-2_31-branch @e51abf7e3, minor bugfixes in
    the support for the X86_ISA_1_* notes.  Adds
    patch binutils-2.31-branch.diff.gz .
  - Add binutils-revert-plt32-in-branches.diff on anything older
    than Tumbleweed to not break old tools not expecting
    PLT32 instead of PC32 relocs on x86_64.
  - Includes fixes for these CVEs:
    * from 2.30:
      bnc#1065643 aka CVE-2017-15996 aka PR22361
      bnc#1065689 aka CVE-2017-15939 aka PR22205
      bnc#1065693 aka CVE-2017-15938 aka PR22209
      bnc#1068640 aka CVE-2017-16826 aka PR22376
      bnc#1068643 aka CVE-2017-16832 aka PR22373
      bnc#1068887 aka CVE-2017-16831 aka PR22385
      bnc#1068888 aka CVE-2017-16830 aka PR22384
      bnc#1068950 aka CVE-2017-16829 aka PR22307
      bnc#1069176 aka CVE-2017-16828 aka PR22386
      bnc#1069202 aka CVE-2017-16827 aka PR22306
    * from 2.31:
      bnc#1077745 aka CVE-2018-6323  aka PR22746
      bnc#1079103 aka CVE-2018-6543  aka PR22769
      bnc#1079741 aka CVE-2018-6759  aka PR22794
      bnc#1080556 aka CVE-2018-6872  aka PR22788
      bnc#1081527 aka CVE-2018-7208  aka PR22741
      bnc#1083528 aka CVE-2018-7570  aka PR22881
      bnc#1083532 aka CVE-2018-7569  aka PR22895
      bnc#1086608 aka CVE-2018-8945  aka PR22809
      bnc#1086784 aka CVE-2018-7643  aka PR22905
      bnc#1086786 aka CVE-2018-7642  aka PR22887
      bnc#1086788 aka CVE-2018-7568  aka PR22894
      bnc#1090997 aka CVE-2018-10373 aka PR23065
      bnc#1091015 aka CVE-2018-10372 aka PR23064
      bnc#1091365 aka CVE-2018-10535 aka PR23113
      bnc#1091368 aka CVE-2018-10534 aka PR23110
  - Removes binutils-fix-pr21964.diff as it's included in 2.31.
    Rebase testsuite.diff and aarch64-common-pagesize.patch .
* Tue Jul 31 2018
  - Disable -z separate-code everywhere but in Tumbleweed.
* Mon Jul 16 2018
  - Update to binutils 2.31
    * The AArch64 port now supports showing disassembly notes which are emitted
      when inconsistencies are found with the instruction that may result in the
      instruction being invalid.  These can be turned on with the option -M notes
      to objdump.
    * The AArch64 port now emits warnings when a combination of an instruction and
      a named register could be invalid.
    * Added O modifier to ar to display member offsets inside an archive
    * The ADR and ADRL pseudo-instructions supported by the ARM assembler
      now only set the bottom bit of the address of thumb function symbols
      if the -mthumb-interwork command line option is active.
    * Add --generate-missing-build-notes=[yes|no] option to create (or not) GNU
      Build Attribute notes if none are present in the input sources.  Add a
    - -enable-generate-build-notes=[yes|no] configure time option to set the
      default behaviour.  Set the default if the configure option is not used
      to "no".
    * Remove -mold-gcc command-line option for x86 targets.
    * Add -O[2|s] command-line options to x86 assembler to enable alternate
      shorter instruction encoding.
    * Add support for .nops directive.  It is currently supported only for
      x86 targets.
    * Speed up direct linking with DLLs for Cygwin and Mingw targets.
    * Add a configure option --enable-separate-code to decide whether
    - z separate-code should be enabled in ELF linker by default.  Default
      to yes for Linux/x86 targets.  Note that -z separate-code can increase
      disk and memory size.
    * Includes riscv-relax-size.patch, riscv-relax-relocatable.patch,
      riscv-relax-versioned-hidden.patch and riscv-wrap-relax.patch
  - Refresh enable-targets-gold.diff.
  - Adjust cross-avr-omit_section_dynsym.patch.
  - Remove binutils-2.30-branch.diff.
* Mon Jun 04 2018
  - riscv-relax-versioned-hidden.patch: RISC-V: Fix symbol address problem
    with versioned symbols (PR ld/22756)
* Sat May 12 2018
  - Restore riscv64-elf cross prefix via symlinks
* Tue Apr 03 2018
  - Fix pacemaker libqb problem with section start/stop
    symbols, aka PR21964.  [bnc#1075418]
    Adds binutils-fix-pr21964.diff .
    (this is a change from SLE12, that was already included in 2.31
    binutils tree, mentioned for completeness to not loose tracking)
* Thu Mar 22 2018
  - riscv-relax-relocatable.patch: RISC-V: Don't enable relaxation in
    relocatable link
* Tue Mar 20 2018
  - Update binutils-2.30-branch.diff: 2.30 branch @7c78c26eefbb8
    * Includes more complete fix for PR20882.
    * Includes fix for PR22836.  [boo#1085784]
    * Includes fix for PR22983.
* Thu Mar 08 2018
  - riscv-relax-size.patch: Fix symbol size bug when relaxation deletes bytes
* Tue Mar 06 2018
  - Add binutils-pr22868.diff to fix testsuite fails in LLVM.
* Mon Feb 26 2018
  - Update to binutils 2.30
    * Add --debug-dump=links option to readelf and --dwarf=links option to objdump
      which displays the contents of any .gnu_debuglink or .gnu_debugaltlink
      Add a --debug-dump=follow-links option to readelf and a --dwarf=follow-links
      option to objdump which causes indirect links into separate debug info files
      to be followed when dumping other DWARF sections.
    * Add support for loaction views in DWARF debug line information.
    * Add -z separate-code to generate separate code PT_LOAD segment.
    * Add "-z undefs" command line option as the inverse of the "-z defs" option.
    * Add -z globalaudit command line option to force audit libraries to be run
      for every dynamic object loaded by an executable - provided that the loader
      supports this functionality.
    * Tighten linker script grammar around file name specifiers to prevent the use
      of SORT_BY_ALIGNMENT and SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY on filenames.  These would
      previously be accepted but had no effect.
    * The EXCLUDE_FILE directive can now be placed within any SORT_* directive
      within input section lists.
  - binutils-2.30-branch.diff: 2.30 branch @4cd0043413
  - riscv-wrap-relax.patch: Fix linker relaxation with --wrap
  - Remove use-hashtype-both-by-default.diff, use
    - -enable-default-hash-style=both instead
  - Remove binutils-2.29-branch.diff, s390x-8fe09d7.diff
  - Use riscv64-suse-linux as target for cross-riscv64-binutils
* Fri Jan 26 2018
  - Drop bc BuildRequires: no longer needed.
* Mon Jan 22 2018
  - Add riscv64 to %target_list
* Wed Jan 17 2018
  - Add arm-none-eabi symlinks (bsc#1074741)
* Mon Oct 02 2017
  - Add s390x-8fe09d7.diff to fix typo in ELF notes.
* Fri Sep 29 2017
  - Update binutils-2.29-branch.diff to @a45d8fd5ffbf888 fixing PR 22220.
* Thu Sep 28 2017
  - Update to 2.29.1 release, accumulating bugfixes.
  - Update binutils-2.29-branch.diff to @a38a1d80 and to be
    relative to the 2.29.1 release fixing following PRs/bnc/CVE:
    22058 [bnc#1057149, CVE-2017-14130]
    21813 [bnc#1052503, CVE-2017-12456, bnc#1052507, CVE-2017-12454,
      bnc#1052509, CVE-2017-12453, bnc#1052511, CVE-2017-12452,
      bnc#1052514, CVE-2017-12450, bnc#1052503, CVE-2017-12456,
      bnc#1052507, CVE-2017-12454, bnc#1052509, CVE-2017-12453,
      bnc#1052511, CVE-2017-12452, bnc#1052514, CVE-2017-12450]
    22148 [bnc#1060599, CVE-2017-14745]
    22163 [bnc#1061241, CVE-2017-14974]
    21933 [bnc#1053347, CVE-2017-12799]
    21787 [bnc#1052518, CVE-2017-12448]
    22018 [bnc#1056312, CVE-2017-13757]
    22170 [bnc#1060621, CVE-2017-14729]
    22047 [bnc#1057144, CVE-2017-14129]
    22059 [bnc#1057139, CVE-2017-14128]
    21990 [bnc#1058480, CVE-2017-14333]
    22113 [bnc#1059050, CVE-2017-14529]
    as well as these PRs:
    22061, 21786, 21916, 21994, 22064, 21995, 21909, 21441, 22060,
    22067, 22032, 21820, 22048, 22199, 21781, 21824, 21861, 22150.
* Wed Aug 30 2017
  - Update to 2.29 (@5d25156), upstream fix for PR21884, as
    well as PRs 18808 18841 21840 21988 21910 21962 21964.
* Fri Aug 11 2017
  - Last fixes for PR21884 weren't complete, adjust
    binutils-2.29-branch.diff some more for this.
* Thu Aug 10 2017
  - Update to 2.29 branch (@de44148c), fixing PR21884, a segfault
    in ld while building memtest86+ .
    Changes binutils-2.29-branch.diff.
* Mon Jul 31 2017
  - Update to 2.29 branch, fixing PR21847, affecting the ppc64le
    ABI in corner cases since 2.29 release.
    Adds binutils-2.29-branch.diff.
  - Remove binutils-2.29-gold-mips.patch, obsolete by the update.
* Wed Jul 26 2017
  - Add binutils-2.29-gold-mips.patch to fix build on SLE-11.
* Wed Jul 26 2017
  - Update to binutils 2.29. [fate#321454, fate#321494, fate#323293]
  - Fixes these security-related PRs/bnc/CVEs:
    18750 [bsc#1030296, CVE-2014-9939]
    20891 [bsc#1030585, CVE-2017-7225]
    20892 [bsc#1030588, CVE-2017-7224]
    20898 [bsc#1030589, CVE-2017-7223]
    20905 [bsc#1030584, CVE-2017-7226]
    20908 [bsc#1031644, CVE-2017-7299]
    20909 [bsc#1031656, CVE-2017-7300]
    20921 [bsc#1031595, CVE-2017-7302]
    20922 [bsc#1031593, CVE-2017-7303]
    20924 [bsc#1031638, CVE-2017-7301]
    20931 [bsc#1031590, CVE-2017-7304]
    21409 [bsc#1037052, CVE-2017-8392]
    21412 [bsc#1037057, CVE-2017-8393]
    21414 [bsc#1037061, CVE-2017-8394]
    21432 [bsc#1037066, CVE-2017-8396]
    21440 [bsc#1037273, CVE-2017-8421]
    21580 [bsc#1044891, CVE-2017-9746]
    21581 [bsc#1044897, CVE-2017-9747]
    21582 [bsc#1044901, CVE-2017-9748]
    21587 [bsc#1044909, CVE-2017-9750]
    21594 [bsc#1044925, CVE-2017-9755]
    21595 [bsc#1044927, CVE-2017-9756]
  - Feature changes:
    * The MIPS port now supports microMIPS eXtended Physical Addressing (XPA)
      instructions for assembly and disassembly.
    * The MIPS port now supports the microMIPS Release 5 ISA for assembly and
    * The MIPS port now supports the Imagination interAptiv MR2 processor,
      which implements the MIPS32r3 ISA, the MIPS16e2 ASE as well as a couple
      of implementation-specific regular MIPS and MIPS16e2 ASE instructions.
    * The SPARC port now supports the SPARC M8 processor, which implements the
      Oracle SPARC Architecture 2017.
    * The MIPS port now supports the MIPS16e2 ASE for assembly and disassembly.
    * Add support for ELF SHF_GNU_MBIND and PT_GNU_MBIND_XXX.
    * Add support for the wasm32 ELF conversion of the WebAssembly file format.
    * Add --inlines option to objdump, which extends the --line-numbers option
      so that inlined functions will display their nesting information.
    * Add --merge-notes options to objcopy to reduce the size of notes in
      a binary file by merging and deleting redundant notes.
    * Add support for locating separate debug info files using the build-id
      method, where the separate file has a name based upon the build-id of
      the original file.
    * Add support for ELF SHF_GNU_MBIND.
    * Add support for the WebAssembly file format and wasm32 ELF conversion.
    * PowerPC gas now checks that the correct register class is used in
      instructions.  For instance, "addi %f4,%cr3,%r31" warns three times
      that the registers are invalid.
    * Add support for the Texas Instruments PRU processor.
    * Support for the ARMv8-R architecture and Cortex-R52 processor has been
      added to the ARM port.
    GNU ld
    * Support for -z shstk in the x86 ELF linker to generate
      GNU_PROPERTY_X86_FEATURE_1_SHSTK in ELF GNU program properties.
    * Add support for GNU_PROPERTY_X86_FEATURE_1_SHSTK in ELF GNU program
      properties in the x86 ELF linker.
    * Add support for GNU_PROPERTY_X86_FEATURE_1_IBT in ELF GNU program
      properties in the x86 ELF linker.
    * Support for -z ibtplt in the x86 ELF linker to generate IBT-enabled
    * Support for -z ibt in the x86 ELF linker to generate IBT-enabled
      PLT as well as GNU_PROPERTY_X86_FEATURE_1_IBT in ELF GNU program
    * Add support for ELF SHF_GNU_MBIND and PT_GNU_MBIND_XXX.
    * Add support for ELF GNU program properties.
    * Add support for the Texas Instruments PRU processor.
    * When configuring for arc*-*-linux* targets the default linker emulation will
      change if --with-cpu=nps400 is used at configure time.
    * Improve assignment of LMAs to orphan sections in some edge cases where a
      mixture of both AT>LMA_REGION and AT(LMA) are used.
    * Orphan sections placed after an empty section that has an AT(LMA) will now
      take an load memory address starting from LMA.
    * Section groups can now be resolved (the group deleted and the group members
      placed like normal sections) at partial link time either using the new
      linker option --force-group-allocation or by placing FORCE_GROUP_ALLOCATION
      into the linker script.
  - Includes binutils-bso21193.diff, binutils-bso21333.diff and
  - Remove ld-dtags.diff, instead configure with --enable-new-dtags.
  - Refresh binutils-build-as-needed.diff.
  - Remove binutils-2.28-branch.diff.
* Wed Apr 05 2017
  - Add riscv64 target, tested with gcc7 and downstream newlib 2.4.0
    * Prepare riscv32 target (gh#riscv/riscv-newlib#8)
* Fri Mar 31 2017
  - Update binutils-2.28-branch.diff.
  - Make compressed debug section handling explicit, disable for
    old products and enable for gas on all architectures otherwise.
  - Add binutils-bso21333.diff.  [boo#1029995]
* Thu Mar 30 2017
  - Remove empty rpath component removal optimization from
    binutils-skip-rpaths.patch to workaround CMake rpath handling.
* Fri Mar 17 2017
  - Add fix-security-bugs.diff to fix bnc#1029907, bnc#1029908,
    bnc#1029909 and more.  Upstream bugs fixed:
    PR 21135 [bsc#1030298, CVE-2017-7209],
    PR 21137 [bsc#1029909, CVE-2017-6965],
    PR 21139 [bsc#1029908, CVE-2017-6966],
    PR 21156 [bsc#1029907, CVE-2017-6969],
    PR 21157 [bsc#1030297, CVE-2017-7210],
    PR 21147, PR 21148, PR 21149, PR 21150, PR 21151, PR 21155,
    PR 21158, PR 21159
* Wed Mar 08 2017
  - Update to binutils 2.28.
    * Add support for locating separate debug info files using the build-id
      method, where the separate file has a name based upon the build-id of
      the original file.
    * This version of binutils fixes a problem with PowerPC VLE 16A and 16D
      relocations which were functionally swapped, for example,
      R_PPC_VLE_HA16A performed like R_PPC_VLE_HA16D while R_PPC_VLE_HA16D
      performed like R_PPC_VLE_HA16A.  This could have been fixed by
      renumbering relocations, which would keep object files created by an
      older version of gas compatible with a newer ld.  However, that would
      require an ABI update, affecting other assemblers and linkers that
      create and process the relocations correctly.  It is recommended that
      all VLE object files be recompiled, but ld can modify the relocations
      if --vle-reloc-fixup is passed to ld.  If the new ld command line
      option is not used, ld will ld warn on finding relocations inconsistent
      with the instructions being relocated.
    * The nm program has a new command line option (--with-version-strings)
      which will display a symbol's version information, if any, after the
      symbol's name.
    * The ARC port of objdump now accepts a -M option to specify the extra
      instruction class(es) that should be disassembled.
    * The --remove-section option for objcopy and strip now accepts section
      patterns starting with an exclamation point to indicate a non-matching
      section.  A non-matching section is removed from the set of sections
      matched by an earlier --remove-section pattern.
    * The --only-section option for objcopy now accepts section patterns
      starting with an exclamation point to indicate a non-matching section.
      A non-matching section is removed from the set of sections matched by
      an earlier --only-section pattern.
    * New --remove-relocations=SECTIONPATTERN option for objcopy and strip.
      This option can be used to remove sections containing relocations.
      The SECTIONPATTERN is the section to which the relocations apply, not
      the relocation section itself.
    * Add support for the RISC-V architecture.
    * Add support for the ARM Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 processors.
    GNU ld
    * The EXCLUDE_FILE linker script construct can now be applied outside of the
      section list in order for the exclusions to apply over all input sections
      in the list.
    * Add support for the RISC-V architecture.
    * The command line option --no-eh-frame-hdr can now be used in ELF based
      linkers to disable the automatic generation of .eh_frame_hdr sections.
    * Add --in-implib=<infile> to the ARM linker to enable specifying a set of
      Secure Gateway veneers that must exist in the output import library
      specified by --out-implib=<outfile> and the address they must have.
      As such, --in-implib is only supported in combination with --cmse-implib.
    * Extended the --out-implib=<file> option, previously restricted to x86 PE
      targets, to any ELF based target.  This allows the generation of an import
      library for an ELF executable, which can then be used by another application
      to link against the executable.
    * Add -z bndplt option (x86-64 only) to support Intel MPX.
    * Add --orphan-handling option.
    * Add --stub-group-multi option (PowerPC only).
    * Add --target1-rel, --target1-abs, --target2 options (Arm only).
    * Add -z stack-size option.
    * Add --be8 option (Arm only).
    * Add HIDDEN support in linker scripts.
    * Add SORT_BY_INIT_PRIORITY support in linker scripts.
  - Add binutils-2.28-branch.diff.
  - Remove binutils-2.27-branch.diff
  - Remove binutils-2.27-fix-section-order.diff,
    and aarch64-alignment-frags.patch now upstream.
* Mon Mar 06 2017
  - Configure with --with-system-zlib
* Fri Feb 24 2017
  - Add binutils-bso21193.diff to fix section alignment on
    .gnu_debuglink.  [bso#21193]
* Tue Feb 07 2017
  - Add s390x to gold_archs.
* Mon Feb 06 2017
  - Fix alignment frags for aarch64 (boo#1003846)
* Sun Dec 18 2016
  - Call ldconfig for libbfd
* Wed Nov 30 2016
  - Add refine_.cfi_sections_check_to_only_consider_compact_eh_frame.patch
    from upstream to fix an assembler problem with clang on ARM.
* Mon Nov 28 2016
  - Update binutils-2.27-branch.diff to include recent fixes from the branch.
  - Add binutils-2.27-fix-section-order.diff to restore monotonically
    increasing section offsets.
* Tue Oct 04 2016
  - Remove qemu workaround from spec file, since qemu 2.5.0rc0 the
    length of the argument list is no longer limited to 128 kByte.
* Wed Aug 24 2016
  - Update to binutils 2.27.
    * Add a configure option, --enable-64-bit-archive, to force use of a
      64-bit format when creating an archive symbol index.
    * Add --elf-stt-common= option to objcopy for ELF targets to control
      whether to convert common symbols to the STT_COMMON type.
    * Default to --enable-compressed-debug-sections=gas for Linux/x86 targets.
    * Add --no-pad-sections to stop the assembler from padding the end of output
      sections up to their alignment boundary.
    * Support for the ARMv8-M architecture has been added to the ARM port.
      Support for the ARMv8-M Security and DSP Extensions has also been added
      to the ARM port.
    * ARC backend accepts .extInstruction, .extCondCode, .extAuxRegister, and
      .extCoreRegister pseudo-ops that allow an user to define custom
      instructions, conditional codes, auxiliary and core registers.
    * Add a configure option --enable-elf-stt-common to decide whether ELF
      assembler should generate common symbols with the STT_COMMON type by
      default.  Default to no.
    * New command line option --elf-stt-common= for ELF targets to control
      whether to generate common symbols with the STT_COMMON type.
    * Add ability to set section flags and types via numeric values for ELF
      based targets.
    * Add a configure option --enable-x86-relax-relocations to decide whether
      x86 assembler should generate relax relocations by default.  Default to
      yes, except for x86 Solaris targets older than Solaris 12.
    * New command line option -mrelax-relocations= for x86 target to control
      whether to generate relax relocations.
    * New command line option -mfence-as-lock-add=yes for x86 target to encode
      lfence, mfence and sfence as "lock addl $0x0, (%[re]sp)".
    * Add assembly-time relaxation option for ARC cpus.
    * Add --with-cpu=TYPE configure option for ARC gas.  This allows the default
      cpu type to be adjusted at configure time.
    * Add a configure option --enable-relro to decide whether -z relro should
      be enabled by default.  Default to yes.
    * Add support for s390, MIPS, AArch64, and TILE-Gx architectures.
    * Add support for STT_GNU_IFUNC symbols.
    * Add support for incremental linking (--incremental).
    GNU ld:
    * Add a configure option --enable-relro to decide whether -z relro should
      be enabled in ELF linker by default.  Default to yes for all Linux
      targets except FRV, HPPA, IA64 and MIPS.
    * Support for -z noreloc-overflow in the x86-64 ELF linker to disable
      relocation overflow check.
    * Add -z common/-z nocommon options for ELF targets to control whether to
      convert common symbols to the STT_COMMON type during a relocatable link.
    * Support for -z nodynamic-undefined-weak in the x86 ELF linker, which
      avoids dynamic relocations against undefined weak symbols in executable.
    * The NOCROSSREFSTO command was added to the linker script language.
    * Add --no-apply-dynamic-relocs to the AArch64 linker to do not apply
      link-time values for dynamic relocations.
  - Add binutils-2.27-branch.diff with fixes on the branch sofar.
  - Remove gold-relocate-tls.patch, included in binutils 2.27.
* Wed Jul 06 2016
  - Update to binutils 2.26.1.
  - Remove binutils-2.26-branch.diff.
* Fri Mar 18 2016
  - Update binutils-2.26-branch.diff, updates to branch head.
    (swo#19807) (bnc#970239)
  - Disable -mrelax-relocations by default on old products.
* Wed Mar 09 2016
  - Update binutils-2.26-branch.diff, updates to branch head.
    (swo#19739) (swo#19775)
* Mon Feb 29 2016
  - Add binutils-2.26-branch.diff, updates to branch head.
    * Adds -mrelax-relocations on x86
    * Fixes bso#19698
* Mon Feb 01 2016
  - Refresh cross-avr-nesc-as.patch
* Wed Jan 27 2016
  - Update to binutils 2.26
    * Add --fix-stm32l4xx-629360 to the ARM linker to enable a link-time
      workaround for a bug in the bus matrix / memory controller for some of
      the STM32 Cortex-M4 based products (STM32L4xx)
    * Add a configure option --enable-compressed-debug-sections={all,ld} to
      decide whether DWARF debug sections should be compressed by default.
    * Add support for the ARC EM/HS, and ARC600/700 architectures.
    * Experimental support for linker garbage collection (--gc-sections)
      has been enabled for COFF and PE based targets.
    * New command line option for ELF targets to compress DWARF debug
      sections, --compress-debug-sections=[none|zlib|zlib-gnu|zlib-gabi].
    * New command line option, --orphan-handling=[place|warn|error|discard], to
      adjust how orphan sections are handled.  The default is 'place' which gives
      the current behaviour, 'warn' and 'error' issue a warning or error
      respectively when orphan sections are found, and 'discard' will discard all
      orphan sections.
    * Add support for LLVM plugin.
    * Add --print-memory-usage option to report memory blocks usage.
    * Add --require-defined option, it's like --undefined except the new symbol
      must be defined by the end of the link.
    * Add a configure option --enable-compressed-debug-sections={all,gas} to
      decide whether DWARF debug sections should be compressed by default.
    * Add support for the ARC EM/HS, and ARC600/700 architectures.  Remove
      assembler support for Argonaut RISC architectures.
    * Add option to objcopy to insert new symbols into a file:
    - -add-symbol <name>=[<section>:]<value>[,<flags>]
    * Add support for the ARC EM/HS, and ARC600/700 architectures.
    * Extend objcopy --compress-debug-sections option to support
    - -compress-debug-sections=[none|zlib|zlib-gnu|zlib-gabi] for ELF
    * Add --update-section option to objcopy.
    * Add --output-separator option to strings.
  - Includes z13 support, remove 0001-S-390-Add-support-for-IBM-z13.patch,
    0004-S-390-Fixes-for-z13-instructions.patch and
  - Includes fixes in binutils-fix--dynamic-list.patch,
    binutils-fix-gold-aarch64.diff, gold-arm64-abi-pagesize.patch
    and s390-troo-insn-type.patch
  - Refresh s390-pic-dso.diff and binutils-build-as-needed.diff
* Wed Jan 13 2016
  - gold-relocate-tls.patch: Fix internal error when applying TLSDESC
    relocations with no TLS segment
* Wed Oct 14 2015
  - s390-troo-insn-type.patch: fix wrong insn type for troo insn
  - aarch64-common-pagesize.patch: change default common-page-size to 64K on
* Thu Oct 01 2015
  - gold-arm64-abi-pagesize.patch: fix ABI pagesize for aarch64 in gold
* Tue Jul 21 2015
  - Disable use-hashtype-both-by-default.diff for
    the mips target, it's incompatible with it.  [bnc #938658]
* Mon Jul 13 2015
  - Add cross-rx-binutils package for Renesas RX
* Fri Jul 10 2015
  - Work around qemu bug
* Thu Jul 09 2015
  - Update to 2.25 branch at 2f5b97b4f (changes
    binutils-2.25-branch.diff.gz) fixes PR 18481, gas/18541.
  - Add patches for s390 z13 support (backports from
    to-be 2.26):
    0005-S-390-z13-use-GNU-attribute-to-indicate-vector-ABI.patch .
* Tue Jul 07 2015
  - Fix %TARGET vs. $TARGET_OS inconsistencies by turning $TARGET_OS
    into %TARGET_OS for reuse in install and file sections.
    This fixes the assumption that $TARGET_OS will match %{TARGET}*.
* Wed Jun 10 2015
  - enable gold for aarch64
* Mon May 18 2015
  - Move sed call from %prep to %build to not disturb quilt.
  - Add binutils-2.25-branch.diff.gz:
    Update to 2.25 branch at 8fe8994c, fixing many bugs:
    PR ld/15228, binutils/17512, 17165, binutils/17531, ld/17615, 17666,
    ld/17709, gas/17753, 17755, 17817, ld/17827, 17842, binutils/17926,
    17954, 18010, ld/18167, ld/18222, ld/18270.
  - Remove eh-frame-hdr-on-shared-lib-bfd.patch: Included already.
  - Remove gold-opd-visibility.patch: Included already.
* Mon May 18 2015
  - move info deinstall to preun section
* Sat May 16 2015
  - Added binutils-fix--dynamic-list.patch:
    Fixes and
* Thu Feb 19 2015
  - gold-opd-visibility.patch: Set default visibility on discarded .opd
* Wed Jan 21 2015
  - eh-frame-hdr-on-shared-lib-bfd.patch: Don't create .eh_frame_hdr on
    shared lib bfd, fixes building libgcj on ppc64
* Thu Jan 15 2015
  - Update to binutils 2.25 release.
    * Add --data option to strings to only print strings in loadable, initialized
      data sections.  Change the default behaviour to be --all, but add a new
      configure time option of --disable-default-strings-all to restore the old
      default behaviour.
    * Add --include-all-whitespace to strings.
    * Add --dump-section option to objcopy.
    * Add support for the Andes NDS32.
    * PE binaries now once again contain real timestamps by default.  To disable
      the inclusion of a timestamp in a PE binary, use the --no-insert-timestamp
      command line option.
    * Replace support for openrisc and or32 with support for or1k.
    * Add support for the --build-id command line option to COFF based targets.
    * x86/x86_64 pe-coff now supports the --build-id option.
    * Add support for the AVR Tiny microcontrollers.
    * Enhanced the ARM port to accept the assembler output from the CodeComposer
      Studio tool.  Support is enabled via the new command line option -mccs.
  - Update to 2.25 branch head.
    * Pulls PIE fixes.
* Mon Jan 12 2015
  - Minor fix on the usage of update-alternatives
* Mon Dec 01 2014
  - Update to current 2.25 pre-release branch, at 127a4644.
  - binutils-fix-gold-aarch64.diff: fixing build temporarily broken
    on brach.
  - Remove obsolete patches: binutils-2.24-branch.diff.gz,
    pie-m68k.patch, binutils-2.24-auto-plugin.diff, ld-testsuite.patch,
    binutils-2.24-bso16746.diff .
* Fri Oct 31 2014
  - Enable Adapteva Epiphany target



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