ChangeLog-2006   [plain text]

2006-12-25  Kazu Hirata  <>

	* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Handle EF_M68K_CPU32_FIDO_A.

2006-12-11  J"orn Rennecke  <>

	MAINTAINERS (SH): Remove my entry.

2006-12-11  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* doc/ (MAINTAINERCLEANFILES): Add info file.
	(DISTCLEANFILES): Pretend to add info file.
	* po/Make-in ( Put gmo files in objdir.
	* configure,, doc/ Regenerated.

2006-12-07  Kazu Hirata  <>

	* readelf.c: Update uses of EF_M68K_*.

2006-10-30  Paul Brook  <>

	* objdump.c (disassemble_section): Set info->symtab_pos.
	(disassemble_data): Set info->symtab and info->symtab_size.

2006-10-29  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/3384
	* (AC_CHECK_HEADERS): Add limits.h and sys/param.h.
	* configure: Regenerated.
	* Likewise.

	* readelf.c: Include <limits.h> and <sys/param.h> for PATH_MAX.
	(program_interpreter): Allocate PATH_MAX bytes instead of 64.
	(process_program_headers): Don't assume that program interpreter
	is shorter than 64 characters.

2006-10-25  Trevor Smigiel  <>
	    Yukishige Shibata  <>
	    Nobuhisa Fujinami  <>
	    Takeaki Fukuoka  <>
	    Alan Modra  <>

	* readelf.c: Add SPU support.
	* Run "make dep-am".
	* Regenerate.

2006-10-13  Robert Connolly  <>

	PR binutils/2876
	* Check for the mkstemp and mkdtemp functions.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* (HAVE_MKDTEMP): New potential define.
	(MAKE_MKSTEMP): Likewise.
	* bucomm.c (make_tempname): Use mkstemp if it is available.
	(make_tempdir): New function: Create a temporary directory using
	mkdtemp, if it is available.
	* bucomm.h (make_tempdir): New prototype.
	* objcopy.c (copy_archive): Use make_tempdir if it is available.
	(strip_main): Produce an warning message if a temporary file could
	not be created.
	(copy_main): Likewise.
	* ar.c (write_archive): Likewise.

2006-10-10  Andreas Schwab  <>

	* dwarf.c (display_debug_loc): Don't dereference loc_offsets when
	there are no location lists.
	(display_debug_ranges): Similar for range_lists.

2006-10-04  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (debug_apply_rela_addends): Don't ignore relocation
	against symbols without type.

2006-09-25 Pedro Alves <>

	* nlmconv.c (main) : Use LITMEMCPY.
	* prdbg.c (tg_class_static_member) : Use LITSTRCPY.

2006-09-26  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/3257
	* strings.c (main): Handle "-T format".

2006-09-26  Nick Clifton  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add Mei Ligang as maintainer of the Score port.

2006-09-26  Thiemo Seufer  <>

	* Remove broken changequote lines.

2006-09-20  Kai Tietz  <>

	* Add new target x86_64-pc-mingw64.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* dlltool.c: Adjust include for this target.
	(DLLTOOL_MX86_64): Added macro to handle target specific code.
	(mname): Added default target static as "i386:x86-64".
	(MX86):	Added macro for target ident.
	(mtable): Added target specific definitions.
	(rvaafter): Add handling of MX86.
	(rvabefore): Add handling of MX86.
	(asmprefix): Add handling of MX86.

2006-09-17  Mei Ligang  <>

	* readelf.c: Add support for Score binaries.
	* Update readelf's dependencies.
	* Regenerate.

2006-09-16  Nick Clifton  <>
	    Pedro Alves  <>

	* ar.c: Make use of new STRING_COMMA_LEN and CONST_STRNEQ
	macros defined in bfd.h.
	* dlltool.c: Likewise.
	* emul_aix.c: Likewise.
	* nlmconv.c: Likewise.
	* objdump.c: Likewise.
	* prdbg.c: Likewise.
	* stabs.c: Likewise.
	* readelf.c (const_strneq): New macro.
	(process_section_headers, slurp_ia64_unwind_table,
	slurp_hppa_unwind_table, display_debug_section, process_notes,
	process_archive): Use the new macro.

2006-09-14  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/3181
	* objcopy.c (group_signature): Return proper group signature.

2006-09-14  Alan Modra  <>

	PR 3181
	* objcopy.c (group_signature): New function, split out from..
	(is_strip_section): Return true for SHT_GROUP sections that are
	going to lose their group signature symbol.

2006-09-14  Alan Modra  <>

	PR 3181
	* objcopy.c (copy_object): Load symbols earlier.
	(setup_section): Mark group signature symbols with BSF_KEEP.

2006-09-09  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/3110
	* objcopy.c (copy_archive): Add new parameter:
	force_output_target.  If not true, then perserve the file formats
	of each copied archive element, otherwise force them to be one
	specific file format.
	(copy_file): Compute force_output_target parameter to pass to

2006-09-05  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/3166
	* objcopy.c (is_strip_section): Do not treat group sections as
	debugging sections.
	* doc/binutils.texi (--only-keep-debug): Document that this switch
	is only intended for use on fully linked files.

2006-09-01  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/3146
	* readelf.c (dump_relocations): Check for a NULL value in rtype
	before using it.

2006-08-21  Pedro Alves  <>

	* Split arm-pe and arm-wince-pe. Build dlltool
	with -DDLLTOOL_ARM_WINCE for Windows CE case.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* dlltool.c: Add support for arm-wince.

2006-08-15  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/3039
	* wrstabs.c (stab_tag_type): Initialize 'size'.

2006-08-10  J"orn Rennecke  <>

	PR binutils/3017
	* doc/ Use single quotes inside backquotes for
	date command while generating config.texi.
	* doc/ Regenerate.

2006-08-08  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/2768
	* dwarf.c (display_debug_aranges): When the address size is
	greater than 4 display addresses and lengths as 16 hex digits,
	otherwise use 8 hex digits.

2006-08-06  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/3001
	* addr2line.c (process_file): Change function from void to
	returning an int.  Return 0 upon success, 1 otherwise.
	(main): Use return value from process_file as the exit value.
	* ar.c (ranlib_only):  Change function from void to returning an
	int.  Return 0 upon success, 1 otherwise.
	(ranlib_touch): Likewise.
	(main): Use return value from ranlib functions as exit value.
	* objcopy.c (add_specific_symbol): Set status to 1 if get_file_size
	(copy_file): Likewise.
	(strip_main): Likewise.
	(copy_main): Likewise.
	* objdump.c (display_file): Set exit_status to 1 if get_file_size
	* size.c (display_file): Set return_code to 1 if get_file_size

2006-08-02  Thiemo Seufer  <>
            Nigel Stephens  <>

	* readelf.c (dump_relocations): Handle MIPS-specific
	(get_symbol_index_type): Similarly.

2006-07-24  Ralk Wildenhues  <>

	* doc/binutils.texinfo: Fix spelling mistakes.

2006-07-10  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* readelf.c (get_dynamic_type): Handle DT_GNU_HASH.
	(get_section_type_name): Handle SHT_GNU_HASH.
	(dynamic_info_DT_GNU_HASH): New variable.
	(process_dynamic_section): Handle DT_GNU_HASH.
	(process_symbol_table): Print also DT_GNU_HASH histogram.

2006-07-06  Mohammed Adnène Trojette  <>

	PR binutils/2879
	* doc/binutils.texi (Strings): Document -T shorthand for --target
	* strings.c: Update comment to include -T option.

	PR binutils/2875
	* doc/binutils.texi (readelf): Fix spelling typo.

2006-06-30  Nick Clifton  <>

	* dwarf.c (display_debug_frames): Catch a corrupt length field
	generating an end of block address that is beyond the end of the
	When encountering a corrupt CIE pointer do not reset the start
	pointer as more data still has to be read.
	Do not warn about user defined call frame instructions.

2006-06-29  DJ Delorie  <>

	* readelf.c (process_section_headers): Add H8/300 support.

2006-06-23  Richard Sandiford  <>

	* objcopy.c (localize_hidden): New variable.
	(OPTION_LOCALIZE_HIDDEN): New command_line_switch value.
	(copy_options): Add --localize-hidden.
	(copy_usage): Mention --localize-hidden.
	(is_hidden_symbol): New function.
	(filter_symbols): Handle localize_hidden.
	(copy_object): Call filter_symbols if localize_hidden.
	(copy_main): Handle OPTION_LOCALIZE_HIDDEN.
	* doc/binutils.texi (--localize-hidden): Document new option.

2006-06-23  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	(dlltool_DEPENDENCIES, windres_DEPENDENCIES): Remove @LEXLIB@.
	* Regenerate.

2006-06-23  Alan Modra  <>

	* (*_DEPENDENCIES): Add missing dependencies.
	* Regenerate.

2006-06-07  Joseph S. Myers  <>

	* po/Make-in (pdf, ps): New dummy targets.

2006-06-05  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* po/Make-in (top_builddir): Define.

2006-06-05  Alan Modra  <>

	* Regenerate.

2006-06-02  Joseph S. Myers  <>

	* doc/ (TEXI2DVI): Define.
	* doc/ Regenerate.

2006-05-31  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* Replace INTLLIBS with LIBINTL everywhere.  Add
	DEPENDENCIES variables for every program.
	(INTLLIBS): Remove.
	* acinclude.m4: Include new gettext macros.
	Remove local code for po/Makefile.
	*, configure, doc/ Regenerated.

2006-05-30  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/es.po: Updated Spanish translation.

2006-05-25  J"orn Rennecke <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Update my email address.

2006-05-24  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/fr.po: Updated French translation.

2006-05-23  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/vi.po: Updated Vietnamese translation.

2006-05-22  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* po/ru.po: Updated translation.

2006-05-19  Andreas Schwab  <>

	* doc/ (addr2line.1): Depend on $(binutils_TEXINFOS).
	(ar.1): Likewise.
	(dlltool.1): Likewise.
	(nlmconv.1): Likewise.
	(nm.1): Likewise.
	(objcopy.1): Likewise.
	(objdump.1): Likewise.
	(ranlib.1): Likewise.
	(readelf.1): Likewise.
	(size.1): Likewise.
	(strings.1): Likewise.
	(strip.1): Likewise.
	(windres.1): Likewise.
	( Likewise.
	* doc/ Regenerated.

2006-05-17  Carlos O'Donell  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi: Use "Binutils Index" for index name.

2006-05-15  H.J. Lu  <>

	* dwarf.c (display_debug_frames): Don't return on ZERO

2006-05-02  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* doc/ (AM_MAKEINFOFLAGS): New.
	(config.texi): Don't set top_srcdir.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Don't use top_srcdir.
	* aclocal.m4,, doc/ Regenerated.

2006-04-26  Julian Brown  <>

	* readelf.c (arm_attr_tag_VFP_arch): Add VFPv3.

2006-04-19  Alan Modra  <>

	* Run "make dep-am".
	* Regenerate.

2006-04-19  Alan Modra  <>

	* configure: Regenerate.

2006-04-18  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR 2257
	* readelf.c (SECTION_NAME): Cope with a missing string table.
	(process_file_header): Cope with a corrupt e_shstrndx field.
	(process_section_headers): Correctly handle an e_shstrndx value of

2006-04-12  Nick Clifton  <>

	* objdump.c (objdump_symbol_at_address): Fix typo in comment.

2006-04-10  Ben Elliston  <>

	* MAINTAINERS (CGEN Maintainers): Remove myself.

2006-04-06  Carlos O'Donell  <>

	* po/Make-in: Add install-html target.
	* Add install-html and install-html-recursive targets.
	* Regenerate.
	* AC_SUBST datarootdir, docdir and htmldir.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* doc/ Add install-html and install-html-am targets.
	* doc/ Regenerate.

2006-04-05  Eric Botcazou  <>

	* addr2line.c (long_options): Add new option 'section'.
	(usage): Document new -j/--section option.
	(find_offset_in_section): New function.
	(translate_addresses): Add 'section' parameter.
	If it is non-null, call find_offset_in_section on it.
	(process_file): Add 'section_name' parameter.
	If it is non-null, look for the section in the BFD object.
	Pass the section to translate_addresses.
	(main): Handle new -j option.
	Pass the section name to process_file.
	* doc/binutils.texi (addr2line): Document new -j/--section option.

2006-03-29  Ben Elliston  <>

	* resbin.c: Avoid duplicating constants in calls to reswr_alloc.

2006-03-20  Nathan Sidwell  <>

	* BRANCHES: Remove binutils-csl-arm-2006q1-branch.  Document
	binutils-csl-2_17-branch instead.

2006-03-20  Paul Brook  <>

	* BRANCHES: Mention binutils-csl-arm-2006q1-branch.

2006-03-16  Alan Modra  <>

	PR 2434
	* ieee.c (write_ieee_debugging_info): Adjust bfd_hash_table_init calls.
	* wrstabs.c (write_stabs_in_sections_debugging_info): Likewise.

2006-03-13  Ben Elliston  <>

	* bucomm.c (display_target_list): Make local variable `a' to be of
	type enum bfd_architecture.  Thus no need to cast enums to int.
	(display_info_table): Likewise.

2006-03-10  Paul Brook  <>

	* readelf.c (decode_ARM_machine_flags):  Handle EABIv5.

2006-03-10  Alan Modra  <>

	* dwarf.c (process_extended_line_op): Remove pointer_size param.
	Use length instead to determine address size.
	(get_pointer_size_and_offset_of_comp_unit): Delete.
	(display_debug_lines): Adjust for above.
	(display_debug_aranges): Don't stop on finding two zeros.
	(display_debug_frames): For warning, print offset not pointer.

2006-03-09  Danny Smith  <>

	* dlltool.c: Update copyright year.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Likewise.

2006-03-09  Danny Smith  <>

	* dlltool.c (add_stdcall_underscore): New flag.
	(xlate): Also add underscore to stdcall symbol if
	add_stdcall_underscore set.
	(usage): Document --add-stdcall-underscore option.
	(long_options): Use it for --add-stdcall-underscore option.
	(main): Handle it.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Document --add-stdcall-underscore option
	and differentiate from --add-underscore.

2006-03-06  Nathan Sidwell  <>

	* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Adjust.

2006-03-03  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* dwarf.c (frame_display_row, display_debug_frames): Handle
	DW_CFA_val_offset, DW_CFA_val_offset_sf and DW_CFA_val_expression.

2006-02-28  Nick Clifton  <>

	* objcopy.c (use_alt_mach_code): Change type to unsigned long.
	(copy_object):  If bfd_alt_mach_code fails emit a more helpful
	message and if the target architecture is ELF use the alternative
	as replacement value for the e_machine number.
	(copy_main): Use strtoul to parse the number provided with the
	--alt-mach-code switch.
	* doc/binutils.texi (--alt-mach-code): Document that this switch
	can now set the absolute e_machine value.

2006-02-27  Carlos O'Donell  <>

	* po/Make-in: Add html target.

2006-02-17  Nick Hudson  <>

	* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Add logic for missing EF_SH flags.

2006-02-14  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* Rebuilt.

2006-02-10  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/2258
	* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Use

2006-02-09  Eric Botcazou  <>

	* (CHECK_DECLS): Add snprintf and vsnprintf.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* objdump.c (fprintf): Remove declaration.
	* bucomm.h (fprintf): Declare if not already declared.
	(snprintf): Likewise.
	(vsnprintf): Likewise.

2006-02-08  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Match PT_TLS segment
	only with SHT_TLS sections.

2006-02-07  Nathan Sidwell  <>

	* readelf.c (get_machine_flags): Add logic for EF_M68K flags.

2006-02-02  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Undo the last change.

2006-02-02  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (process_program_headers): Undo the change made on
	2004-09-22.  Match PT_DYNAMIC segment only with SHT_DYNAMIC

2006-01-30  Nick Clifton  <>

	* objcopy.c (copy_object): Catch the case where an attempt is made
	to add a section that already exists and produce a more helpful
	warning message.

2006-01-26  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/vi.po: New Vietnamese translation.
	* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add vi.
	* configure: Regenerate.

2006-01-18  Alexandre Oliva  <>

	Introduce TLS descriptors for i386 and x86_64.
	* readelf.c (get_dynamic_type): Handle DT_TLSDESC_GOT and

2006-01-18  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/1391
	* objcopy.c (copy_object): For PE format targets set the VMA of a
	newly created gnu_debuglink section to a non-zero, aligned,
	contiguous value.
	* (objcopy.c): Add a dependency upon libbfd.h.
	* Regenerate.

2006-01-17  Andreas Schwab  <>

	PR binutils/1486
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* objdump.c (struct objdump_disasm_info): Don't check for
	(objdump_print_addr): Likewise.
	(disassemble_bytes): Check disassembler_needs_relocs from
	disassemble_info at run-time instead of DISASSEMBLER_NEEDS_RELOCS
	at compile-time.
	(disassemble_section): Likewise.
	(disassemble_data): Initialize it.

2006-01-11  Alan Modra  <>

	* objcopy.c (copy_object): Fix thinko.

	* objcopy.c (copy_object): Set isympp and osympp to NULL after free.

2006-01-09  Mike Frysinger  <>:

	* readelf.c (guess_is_rela): Add case for Nios/Nios II.
	(get_machine_name): Likewise.

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