H. J. Lu | 28 Sep 00:17 2004

The linux binutils is released

This is the beta release of binutils for Linux, which is
based on binutils 2004 0927 in CVS on sources.redhat.com plus various
changes. It is purely for Linux.

Please report any bugs related to binutils to hjl <at> lucon.org



If you don't use

# rpmbuild -ta binutils-xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.tar.bz2

to compile the Linux binutils, please read patches/README in source
tree to apply Linux patches if there are any.

Changes from binutils

1. Update from binutils 2004 0927.
2. Work around a section header bug in Intel ia64 compiler.
3. Fix an unwind directive bug in the ia64 assembler.
4. Fix various PPC bugs.
5. Update ARM support.
6. Fix an x86-64 linker warning while building Linux kernel.

Changes from binutils

1. Update from binutils 2004 0727.
2. Fix the x86_64 linker to prevent non-PIC code in shared library.
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