Commit bbd7f545 authored by H.J. Lu's avatar H.J. Lu
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Update release note for 2.24.51.0.2

parent 82cd27a4
This is the beta release of binutils 2.24.51.0.1 for Linux, which is
based on binutils 2013 1106 master branch on sourceware.org plus
This is the beta release of binutils 2.24.51.0.2 for Linux, which is
based on binutils 2013 1213 master branch on sourceware.org plus
various changes. It is purely for Linux.
All relevant patches in patches have been applied to the source tree.
......@@ -120,13 +120,36 @@ endif
to arch/ia64/Makefile in your kernel source tree.
Please report any bugs related to binutils 2.24.51.0.1 to
Please report any bugs related to binutils 2.24.51.0.2 to
hjl.tools@gmail.com
and
http://www.sourceware.org/bugzilla/
Changes from binutils 2.24.51.0.1:
1. Update from binutils 2013 1213.
2. Fix ld and objcopy to set the SHF_INFO_LINK bit for SHT_REL/SHT_RELA
sections. PR 16317.
3. Fix ld and objcopy to properly generate PT_GNU_RELRO segment. PRs
14207/16322/16323.
4. Fix objcopy to copy EI_OSABI field. PR 16318.
5. Change ld to set e_type in ELF header to ET_EXEC for -pie
-Ttext-segment=.
6. Fix a ld bug for --as-needed with symbol versioning.
7. Add gas/ld/gold support for R_X86_64_PC32_BND and R_X86_64_PLT32_BND
relocations.
8. Fix an assembler line listing bug. PR 16109.
9. Improve gold.
10. Improve nacl support.
11. Improve COFF support.
12. Improve aarch64 support.
13. Improve arm support.
14. Improve hppa support.
15. Improve mips support.
16. Improve ppc support.
Changes from binutils 2.23.52.0.2:
1. Update from binutils 2013 1106.
......@@ -829,13 +852,13 @@ already been defined. PR 12001.
The file list:
1. binutils-2.24.51.0.1.tar.bz2. Source code.
1. binutils-2.24.51.0.2.tar.bz2. Source code.
The primary sites for the beta Linux binutils are:
1. http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/devel/binutils/
It is also available as hjl/linux/release/2.24.51.0.1 tag at
It is also available as hjl/linux/release/2.24.51.0.2 tag at
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=summary
......@@ -844,4 +867,4 @@ Thanks.
H.J. Lu
hjl.tools@gmail.com
11/08/2013
12/13/2013
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