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- From: Nick Clifton
- To: binutils at sourceware dot org, info-gnu at gnu dot org, dje dot gcc at gmail dot com
- Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:01:55 +0100
- Subject: GNU Binutils 2.33.1 has been released.
Hello Everyone, We are pleased to announce that version 2.33.1 of the GNU Binutils project sources have been released and are now available for download at: https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/binutils https://sourceware.org/pub/binutils/releases/ The md5sum values are: 56a3be5f8f8ee874417a4f19ef3f10c8 binutils-2.33.1.tar.bz2 1a6b16bcc926e312633fcc3fae14ba0a binutils-2.33.1.tar.gz f4e7e023664f087b3017fc42955ebb46 binutils-2.33.1.tar.lz 9406231b7d9dd93731c2d06cefe8aaf1 binutils-2.33.1.tar.xz This release contains numerous bug fixes, and also the following new features: Assembler: * Adds support for the Arm Scalable Vector Extension version 2 (SVE2) instructions, the Arm Transactional Memory Extension (TME) instructions and the Armv8.1-M Mainline and M-profile Vector Extension (MVE) instructions. * Adds support for the Arm Cortex-A76AE, Cortex-A77 and Cortex-M35P processors and the AArch64 Cortex-A34, Cortex-A65, Cortex-A65AE, Cortex-A76AE, and Cortex-A77 processors. * Adds a .float16 directive for both Arm and AArch64 to allow encoding of 16-bit floating point literals. * For MIPS, Add -m[no-]fix-loongson3-llsc option to fix (or not) Loongson3 LLSC Errata. Add a --enable-mips-fix-loongson3-llsc=[yes|no] configure time option to set the default behavior. Set the default if the configure option is not used to "no". Linker: * The Cortex-A53 Erratum 843419 workaround now supports a choice of which workaround to use. The option --fix-cortex-a53-843419 now takes an optional argument --fix-cortex-a53-843419[=full|adr|adrp] which can be used to force a particular workaround to be used. See --help for AArch64 for more details. * Add support for GNU_PROPERTY_AARCH64_FEATURE_1_BTI and GNU_PROPERTY_AARCH64_FEATURE_1_PAC in ELF GNU program properties in the AArch64 ELF linker. * Add -z force-bti for AArch64 to enable GNU_PROPERTY_AARCH64_FEATURE_1_BTI on output while warning about missing GNU_PROPERTY_AARCH64_FEATURE_1_BTI on inputs and use PLTs protected with BTI. * Add -z pac-plt for AArch64 to pick PAC enabled PLTs. Utilities: * Add --source-comment[=
] option to objdump which if present, provides a prefix to source code lines displayed in a disassembly. * Add --set-section-alignment = option to objcopy to allow the changing of section alignments. * Add --verilog-data-width option to objcopy for verilog targets to control width of data elements in verilog hex format. * The separate debug info file options of readelf (--debug-dump=links and --debug-dump=follow) and objdump (--dwarf=links and --dwarf=follow-links) will now display and/or follow multiple links if more than one are present in a file. (This usually happens when gcc's -gsplit-dwarf option is used). In addition objdump's --dwarf=follow-links now also affects its other display options, so that for example, when combined with --syms it will cause the symbol tables in any linked debug info files to also be displayed. In addition when combined with --disassemble the --dwarf=follow-links option will ensure that any symbol tables in the linked files are read and used when disassembling code in the main file. * Add support for dumping types encoded in the Compact Type Format to objdump and readelf. Our thanks go out to all of the binutils contributors, past and present, for helping to make this release possible. Note in case you are wondering about what happened to the 2.33 release, it is stuck pending the resolution of an issue with the keys used to sign the release. Once this is resolved the 2.33 tarballs will be uploaded, even though they will now be slightly out of date. Cheers Nick Clifton Binutils Chief Maintainer.