ChangeLog-2005   [plain text]

2005-12-30  Jie Zhang  <>

	* readelf.c (get_machine_name): Add case for Blackfin.

2005-12-27  Alan Modra  <>

	* Run "make dep-am".
	(Makefile): Remove dependency.
	* Regenerate.

2005-12-26  Jan-Benedict Glaw  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as VAX maintainer.

2005-12-22  Randolph Chung  <>

	* rddbg.c (read_section_stabs_debugging_info): Add $GDB_SYMBOLS$
	entry to names[] array for SOM binaries.

2005-12-21  H.J. Lu  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as x86_64 maintainer.

2005-12-16  Nathan Sidwell  <>

	Second part of ms1 to mt renaming.
	* readelf.c (guess_is_rela): Use EM_MT.
	(dump_relocations, get_machine_name): Adjust.

2005-12-12  Nathan Sidwell  <>

	* Replace ms1 files with mt files.
	* Rebuilt.
	* readelf.c (elf/mt.h): Adjust #include.

2005-11-30  Nick Clifton  <>

	* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add fi.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* po/fi.po: New file: Finnish translation.

2005-11-21  Arnold Metselaar <>

	* MAINTAINERS: add myself as Z80 maintainer

2005-11-17  Andrew Haley  <>

	* cxxfilt.c (main): Flush output at newline.

2005-11-16  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi: Include config.texi and @file documentation
	for manual pages.

2005-11-15  Jan Beulich  <>

	* objcopy.c (keep_file_symbols): New.
	(enum command_line_switch): Add OPTION_KEEP_FILE_SYMBOLS.
	(strip_options): Add --keep-file-symbols.
	(copy_options): Likewise.
	(copy_usage): Likewise.
	(strip_usage): Likewise.
	(filter_symbols): Act upon keep_file_symbols.
	(strip_main): Handle OPTION_KEEP_FILE_SYMBOLS.
	(copy_main): Likewise.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Document --keep-file-symbols for objcopy
	and strip.

2005-11-14  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* readelf.c (struct dump_list_entry, request_dump_byname)
	(initialise_dumps_byname): New.
	(parse_args): Call request_dump_byname.
	(process_section_contents): Call initialise_dumps_byname.
	* doc/binutils.texi (readelf): Mention -x NAME.
	* NEWS: Likewise.

2005-11-11  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR 1150
	* readelf.c (get_mips_symbol_other): New function.
	(get_symbol_other): New function.
	(process_symbol_table): Call get_symbol_other() to get a
	description of the st_other field if it contains more information
	than just the visibility.

2005-11-07  Steve Ellcey  <>

	* configure: Regenerate after modifying bfd/warning.m4.

2005-10-30  H.J. Lu  <>

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

	* dep-in.sed: Replace " ./" with " ".

2005-10-25  Alan Modra  <>

	* po/ Regenerate.
	* po/binutils.pot: Regenerate.

2005-10-24  Bernd Schmidt  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add self as BFIN maintainer.

2005-10-18  Jie Zhang  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add self as BFIN maintainer.

2005-10-11  Danny Smith  <>

	* rclex.l (handle quotes): Stop parsing hex notation escaped
	chars after the first two digits,

2005-10-11  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/1437
	* cxxfilt.c (flags): Remove DMGL_TYPES;
	(long_options): Rename --no-types to --types.
	(usage): Likewise.
	(demangle_it): Add a comment describing why _ and $ prefixes are
	skipped.  Use printf rather than puts to emit the demangled output
	in order to avoid emitting a new line character.
	(main): Have the -t flag enable type demangling.
	Emit a newline after every demangled command line argument.
	Copy whitespace from stdin to stdout.
	* doc/binutils.texi (c++filt): Document the change to the -t
	Document why demangling names on the command line is slightly
	different to demangling names read from the standard input.

2005-10-10  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* doc/ (config.texi): Set top_srcdir.
	* doc/ Regenerated.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Use at-file.texi from libiberty.

2005-10-10  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/1436
	* readelf.c (ABSADDR): New.
	(dump_ia64_unwind): Use ABSADDR to get the unwind info address.

2005-10-10  Thomas Weidenmueller  <>

	* resbin.c (res_to_bin_accelerator): Place the terminating NUL at
	the correct location in the bindata structure.

2005-10-10  Bryce Schober  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Fix typo: -reg-name-std should be

2005-10-04  Nick Clifton  <>

	* cxxfilt.c: Treat mangled names specified on the command line in
	the same way as mangled names read from stdin.
	Add -i switch to disable the display of implementation details.
	Add -t switch to disable the demangling of types.
	* NEWS: Mention the new switches.
	* doc/binutils.texi (cxxfilt): Document the -i and -t switches.

2005-10-03  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* addr2line.c (usage): Document @file.
	* ar.c (usage): Likewise.
	* coffdump (usage): Likewise.
	* cxxfilt.c (usage): Likewise.
	* dlltool.c (usage): Likewise.
	* dllwrap.c (usage): Likewise.
	* nlmconv.c (usage): Likewise.
	* nm.c (usage): Likewise.
	* objcopy.c (usage): Likewise.
	* objdump.c (usage): Likewise.
	* readelf.c (usage): Likewise.
	* size.c (usage): Likeise.
	* srconv.c (usage): Likewise.
	* strings.c (usage): Likewise.
	* windres.c (usage): Likewise.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Add section on common options. 

2005-10-03  H.J. Lu  <>

	* NEWS: Mention -W/--dwarf.

	* doc/binutils.texi: Document -W/--dwarf for objdump.

2005-10-01  Paul Brook  <>

	* readelf.c (arm_attr_tag_CPU_arch, arm_attr_tag_ARM_ISA_use,
	arm_attr_tag_THUMB_ISA_use, arm_attr_tag_VFP_arch,
	arm_attr_tag_WMMX_arch, arm_attr_tag_NEON_arch,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_config, arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_R9_use,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_RW_data, arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_RO_DATA,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_GOT_use, arm_attr_tag_ABI_PCS_wchar_t,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_rounding, arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_denormal,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_exceptions, arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_user_exceptions,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_number_model, arm_attr_tag_ABI_align8_needed,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_align8_preserved, arm_attr_tag_ABI_enum_size,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_HardFP_use, arm_attr_tag_ABI_VFP_args,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_WMMX_args, arm_attr_tag_ABI_optimization_goals,
	arm_attr_tag_ABI_FP_optimization_goals, arm_attr_public_tags): New.
	(display_arm_attribute, process_arm_specific): New functions.
	(process_arch_specific): Add EM_ARM.

2005-09-30  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* dlltool.c (main): Fix typo.
	* windres.c (main): Likewise.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* Regenerated.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* sysinfo.y (main): Undo last change.

2005-08-30  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* addr2line.c (main): Use expandargv.
	* ar.c (main): Likewise.
	* coffdump.c (main): Likewise.
	* cxxfilt.c (main): Likewise.
	* dlltool.c (main): Likewise.
	* dllwrap.c (main): Likewise.
	* nlmconv.c (main): Likewise.
	* nm.c (main): Likewise.
	* objcopy.c (main): Likewise.
	* objdump.c (main): Likewise.
	* readelf.c (main): Likewise.
	* size.c (main): Likeiwse.
	* srcconv.c (main): Likewise.
	* strings.c (main): Likewise.
	* sysdump.c (main): Likewise.
	* sysinfo.y (main): Likewise.
	* windres.c (main): Likewise.
2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* Run "make dep-am".
	* Regenerated.
	* aclocal.m4: Likewise.

2005-09-30  Catherine Moore  <>

	* Bfin support.
	* Regenerated.
	* aclocal.m4: Regenerated.
	* readelf.c (elf/bfin.h): Include.
	(guess_is_rela): EM_BLACKFIN support.
	(dump_relocations): Likewise.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* dwarf.c (fetch_indirect_string): Adjust for section address.
	(process_debug_info): Likewise.
	(display_debug_loc): Likewise.
	(display_debug_ranges): Likewise.

	* objdump.c (mach_o_dwarf_sections): New.
	(generic_dwarf_sections): Likewise.
	(check_mach_o_dwarf): Likewise.
	(dump_dwarf): Call check_mach_o_dwarf.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* (objdump_SOURCES): Add dwarf.c.
	* Regenerated.

	* objdump.c: Include "dwarf.h".
	(usage): Add -W/--dwarf.
	(long_options): Likewise.
	(dump_dwarf_section_info): New.
	(load_debug_section): Likewise.
	(free_debug_section): Likewise.
	(dump_dwarf_section): Likewise.
	(dump_dwarf): Likewise.
	(dump_bfd): Load symbol table and call dump_dwarf if
	dump_dwarf_section_info isn't zero.
	(main): Handle -W/--dwarf.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c: Reordered.
	(is_relocatable): New.
	(dwarf_section): New structure for DWARF section.
	(load_debug_section): New.
	(free_debug_section): Likewise.
	(debug_str_section): Likewise.
	(debug_abbrev_section): Likewise.
	(debug_str_contents): Removed.
	(debug_str_size): Likewise.
	(debug_loc_contents): Likewise.
	(debug_loc_size): Likewise.
	(debug_range_contents): Likewise.
	(debug_range_size): Likewise.
	(load_debug_str): Likewise.
	(free_debug_str): Likewise.
	(load_debug_loc): Likewise.
	(free_debug_loc): Likewise.
	(load_debug_arange): Likewise.
	(free_debug_arange): Likewise.
	(load_debug_abbrev): Likewise.
	(free_debug_abbrev): Likewise.
	(fetch_indirect_string): Updated.
	(debug_apply_rela_addends): Likewise.
	(process_debug_info): Likewise.
	(get_debug_info): Likewise.
	(display_debug_lines): Likewise.
	(display_debug_pubnames): Likewise.
	(display_debug_macinfo): Likewise.
	(display_debug_abbrev): Likewise.
	(display_debug_loc): Likewise.
	(display_debug_str): Likewise.
	(display_debug_info): Likewise.
	(display_debug_aranges): Likewise.
	(display_debug_ranges): Likewise.
	(display_debug_frames): Likewise.
	(display_debug_not_supported): Likewise.
	(debug_displays): Likewise.
	(display_debug_section): Likewise.
	(get_file_header): Set is_relocatable.

2005-09-30  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (debug_apply_rela_addends): Relocate the whole
	(process_debug_info): Don't call debug_apply_rela_addends.
	(display_debug_frames): Likewise.
	(get_debug_info): Call debug_apply_rela_addends.
	(debug_displays): Add the "relocate" field.
	(display_debug_section): Call debug_apply_rela_addends if

2005-09-30  Matthias Kurz  <>

	* bucomm.h: Prevent the inclusion of <libintl.h> from the Solaris
	version of <locale.h> when ENABLE_NLS is not defined.

2005-09-26  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* BRANCHES: Mention binutils-csl-gxxpro-3_4-branch.

2005-09-20  Richard Henderson  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_lines): Use unsigned long for address
	increments.  Use 0x prefix for all hex numbers.

2005-09-09  Richard Earnshaw  <>

	* readelf.c (get_arm_section_type_name): Add SHT_ARM_PREEMPTMAP and

2005-09-07  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (get_elf_section_flags): Handle 64bit sh_flags.

2005-09-02  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (debug_abbrev_contents): New.
	(debug_abbrev_size): Likewise.
	(load_debug_abbrev): Likewise.
	(free_debug_abbrev): Likewise.
	(process_debug_info): Use them.

2005-08-17  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR binutils/1179
	* objdump.c (disassemble_bytes): Don't adjust
	(adjust_addresses): Don't adjust vma for debugging section.
	Adjust lma only for relocatable files.
	(dump_bfd): Tell adjust_addresses if it is a relocatable file.

2005-08-16  H.J. Lu  <>

	* bucomm.h (stpcpy): Declare if HAVE_DECL_STPCPY isn't defined.

	* (AC_GNU_SOURCE): Added.
	(AC_CHECK_DECLS): Add stpcpy.
	* configure: Regenerated.
	* Likewise.

2005-08-16  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	UNW_DEC_RESTORE, UNW_DEC_SPILL_REG): Increase {,ab,t}regname
	buffer sizes.

2005-08-15  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Document -M e300.

2005-08-14  John David Anglin  <>

	* readelf.c (slurp_hppa_unwind_table): Fix entry size on hppa64-hpux.
	Don't access table entries past the end of the table.

2005-08-13  John David Anglin  <>

	* readelf.c (get_parisc_segment_type): Handle PT_PARISC_WEAKORDER.
	(get_parisc_section_type_name): Handle SHT_PARISC_DLKM.

2005-08-11  H.J. Lu  <>

	* NEWS: Mention "-t/--section-details" and

	* doc/binutils.texi: Document "-t/--section-details". Remove

	* readelf.c (do_full_section_name): Renamed to ...
	(do_section_details): This.
	(option): Rename "-N/--full-section-name" to
	(usage): Likewise.
	(parse_args): Likewise.
	(get_elf_section_flags): Support do_section_details.
	(process_section_headers): Updated for do_section_details.

2005-08-04  John David Anglin  <>

	* readelf.c (get_parisc_dynamic_type): Add new dynamic types.
	(get_dynamic_type): Use old values for DT_LOOS and DT_HIOS when
	e_machine is EM_PARISC.
	(get_parisc_segment_type): Add new segment types.
	(get_parisc_section_type_name): Add new section names.
	(dynamic_section_parisc_val): Add new table entries.

2005-08-01  Filip Navara  <>

	* dlltool.c (alphafunc): Remove and replace usage with nfunc.
	(nfunc): Fix sorting of fastcall symbols when --kill-at is used.

2005-07-25  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (dump_relocations): Handle SHN_X86_64_LCOMMON.
	(get_symbol_index_type): Likewise.
	(get_elf_section_flags): Handle SHF_X86_64_LARGE.

2005-07-21  Eric Christopher  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Change affiliation.

2005-07-19  Ben Elliston  <>

	* readelf.c (read_and_display_attr_value): Remove comment adjacent
	to DW_ATE_decimal_float about it being a GNU extension.

2005-07-18  Nick Clifton  <>

	* binemul.c: Fix name of Red Hat.
	* binemul.h: Likewise.
	* emul_aix.c: Likewise.
	* emul_vanilla: Likewise.

2005-07-18  Ben Elliston  <>

	* readelf.c (read_and_display_attr_value): Handle a DW_AT_encoding
	value of DW_ATE_decimal_float instead of DW_ATE_GNU_decimal_float.

2005-07-16  Alan Modra  <>

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

2005-07-15  Eric Christopher  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Change affiliation.

2005-07-14  Jim Blandy  <>

	* readelf.c: #include "elf/m32c.h"
	(guess_is_rela, dump_relocations, get_machine_name): Add cases for
	* (readelf.o): Update dependencies.
	* Regenerated.

2005-07-08  Ben Elliston  <>

	* bucomm.h: Include <stdarg.h> unconditionally, not only when
	ANSI_PROTOTYPES is defined.  Remove #ifdef logic.
	* dlltool.c: Likewise.
	* dllwrap.c: Likewise.

2005-07-07  Kaveh R. Ghazi  <>

	* bucomm.h (report): Add format attribute.
	* dlltool.c (inform): Likewise.
	* dllwrap.c (display, inform, warn): Likewise.
	* objdump.c (objdump_sprintf): Likewise.
	* readelf.c (error, warn): Likewise.  Fix format bugs.

2005-07-05  Dmitry V. Levin  <>
	    Nick Clifton  <>

	* strings.c (filename_and_size_t): New typedef.
	(strings_a_section): Skip sections with size greater or equal to
	the file size.  Cache the file size to avoid repeated stat()s.
	(strings_object_file): Pass filename_and_size_t argument to
	strings_a_section() via bfd_map_over_sections().

2005-07-04  Alan Modra  <>

	PR 1004
	* objcopy.c (copy_object): Use bfd_make_section_with_flags.
	(write_debugging_info): Likewise.
	(setup_section): Use bfd_make_section_anyway_with_flags.

2005-07-01  Steve Ellcey  <>

	* configure: Regenerate.
	* Regenerate.
	* objdump.c (NEED_DECLARATION_*): Replace with !HAVE_DECL_*.
	* bucomm.h: (NEED_DECLARATION_*): Ditto.

2005-06-30  Ben Elliston  <>

	* (check-DEJAGNU): Don't search for expect.
	* Regenerate.

2005-06-30  Ben Elliston  <>

	* (EXPECT): Set to expect.
	(RUNTEST): Likewise, set to runtest.
	* Regenerate.

2005-06-17  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	(process_section_headers): Use it.
	(process_relocs): Don't crash if symsec is not SHT_SYMTAB
	(process_version_sections): Use sizeof (Elf_External_Versym)
	instead of sh_entsize.

2005-06-16  Nick Clifton  <>

	* rename.c (simple_copy): Only define if it is going to be used.
	(smart_rename): Mark the preserve_dates parameter as possibly
	being unused.

	* resres.c (write_res_data): Prevent a potential compile time
	warning by casting the return value from fwrite.

2005-06-14  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR 995
	* ar.c (BUFSIZE): Moved to ...
	* bucomm.h (BUFSIZE): Here.

	* bucomm.c: Include <assert.h>.
	(bfd_get_archive_filename): New.
	* bucomm.h (bfd_get_archive_filename): New.

	* objcopy.c (copy_unknown_object): New.
	(copy_object): Use bfd_get_archive_filename when reporting input
	error. Don't call fatal on unknown arch.
	(copy_archive): Call copy_unknown_object on unknown format or

2005-06-14  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* readelf.c (cmalloc, xcmalloc, xcrealloc): New functions.
	(get_data): Add nmemb argument.  Return NULL if nmemb * size
	overflows.  If var == NULL, allocate one extra byte and
	clear it.
	(slurp_rela_relocs, slurp_rel_relocs, get_32bit_program_headers,
	get_64bit_program_headers, get_program_headers,
	get_32bit_section_headers, get_64bit_section_headers,
	get_32bit_elf_symbols, get_64bit_elf_symbols, process_section_headers,
	process_section_groups, process_relocs, slurp_ia64_unwind_table,
	ia64_process_unwind, slurp_hppa_unwind_table, hppa_process_unwind,
	get_32bit_dynamic_section, get_64bit_dynamic_section,
	process_dynamic_section, process_version_sections, get_dynamic_data,
	process_symbol_table, dump_section, load_debug_str, load_debug_loc,
	load_debug_range, read_and_display_attr_value, process_debug_info,
	get_debug_info, frame_need_space, display_debug_frames,
	display_debug_section, process_mips_specific, process_gnu_liblist,
	process_corefile_note_segment): Adjust get_data callers.  Use
	cmalloc, xcmalloc and xcrealloc instead of {m,xm,xre}alloc where
	passed size is a product of 2 numbers.

	* readelf.c (print_mode): Fix comment typo.
	(slurp_rela_relocs, slurp_rel_relocs): Fix memory leaks.
	(dump_relocations): Fix a thinko in check for invalid st_name.
	(process_program_headers): Don't crash if string_table is NULL.
	(process_section_headers): Don't crash if e_shstrndx is invalid.
	Ensure string_table_length is 0 if string_table == NULL.
	Don't return just because string_table is NULL.
	(process_section_groups): Don't crash if symtab's sh_link or
	symbol's st_name is invalid.  Fix a memory leak.  Fix check for
	invalid section number entry.
	(process_relocs): Don't crash if relocation or symbol section's
	sh_link is invalid.
	(slurp_ia64_unwind_table, slurp_hppa_unwind_table): Don't crash if
	relocation section's sh_info is invalid.
	(ia64_process_unwind, hppa_process_unwind): Don't crash if symbol
	table's sh_link is invalid.
	(process_version_sections): Don't crash on version or symbol
	section's sh_link is invalid.  Don't crash if symbol's st_shndx
	is invalid.
	(process_symbol_table): Don't crash if string table is corrupt
	or symbol's st_name, st_shndx, vna_name or vda_name is invalid.
	(debug_apply_rela_addends): Don't crash if relocation section's
	sh_info or sh_link is invalid.
	(display_debug_loc): Warn for unterminated .debug_loc section
	or start offsets not within .debug_loc section boundaries.
	(process_gnu_liblist): Don't crash if liblist section's sh_link
	or entry's l_name is invalid.

2005-06-09  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* objdump.c (disassemble_bytes): Don't crash if q->howto == NULL.
	If q->howto->name == NULL, print q->howto->type as number instead.
	(dump_reloc_set): Likewise.

2005-06-07  Eric Christopher  <>

	* readelf.c (guess_is_rela): Support ms1.
	(dump_relocations): Ditto.
	(get_machine_name): Ditto.

2005-06-07  Aldy Hernandez  <>
	    Michael Snyder  <>
	    Stan Cox  <>

	* (readelf.o): Depend on ms1.h.

	* Regenerate.

	* readelf.c: Include ms1.h.

2005-06-06  H.J. Lu  <>

	PR 990
	* nm.c (print_symbol): Call bfd_find_line before

2005-06-06  Alan Modra  <>

	* NEWS: Mention new powerpc ld support.

2005-06-03  Steve Ellcey  <>

	* Check for getc_unlocked prototype.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* Regenerate.
	* strings.c (get_char): Only call getc_unlocked if we have seen a

2005-06-03  Nick Clifton  <>

	* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add zh_TW
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* po/zh_TW.po: New Chinese (traditional) translation.

2005-05-31  Richard Henderson  <>

	* readelf.c (dump_relocations): Special case R_ALPHA_LITUSE.

2005-05-29  Richard Henderson  <>

	* readelf.c (get_alpha_dynamic_type): New.
	(get_dynamic_type): Call it.

2005-05-24  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (process_section_groups): Report group section
	index. Check if the section member index is valid.

2005-05-23  Fred Fish  <>

	* addr2line.c (unwind_inlines): New flag for 'i' option.
	(usage): Document '-i' option.
	(long_options): Recognize '--inlines'.
	(translate_addresses): Loop, calling bfd_find_inliner_info as
	necessary and printing multiple output lines.
	(main): Handle 'i' option.
	* doc/binutils.texi (addr2line): Document '-i' option.
	* NEWS: Mention new addr2line '-i' option.

2005-05-23  Nick Clifton  <>

	* readelf.c (fetch_indirect_string): Display a warning message
	when a corrupt DW_FORM_strp value is encountered.

	(process_debug_info): Mention that the compilation unit offset is
	being displayed in hexadecimal.

	(display_debug_lines): Fix typo in name of .debug_line section.

2005-05-19  Zack Weinberg  <>

	* Have 'all' depend on 'info'.
	* Regenerate.

2005-05-19  Ben Elliston  <>

	* readelf.c (read_and_display_attr_value): Handle a DW_AT_encoding
	value of DW_ATE_GNU_decimal_float.

2005-05-17  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* doc/ (config.texi): Don't use $<.
	* doc/ Regenerated.

2005-05-15  Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes  <>

	* deflex.l: Ignore CRs

2005-05-15  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* acinclude.m4: Remove obsolete code.
	* Update AC_PREREQ.
	* doc/ (binutils_TEXINFOS): Define.
	(config.texi): Depend on distributed files instead of built
	(binutils.dvi, Remove unnecessary rules.
	(install-data-local): Renamed from install.
	(info-local): Renamed from info.
	*, aclocal.m4,, configure,
	doc/ Regenerated.

2005-05-14  Alan Modra  <>

	* readelf.c (get_ppc_dynamic_type): Display DT_PPC_GOT, not

2005-05-13  Fred Fish  <>

	* readelf.c: Fix a couple of obvious comment typos,
	'debug_str' -> 'debug_ranges' and proecess' -> 'process'.

2005-05-13  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (dump_ia64_unwind): Get stamp with proper size.

2005-05-12  Nick Clifton  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_lines): If pointer_size has not been
	found then assume that it is 4 in order to prevent a seg fault
	when process_extend_line_op attempts to read the line data.

2005-05-11  Alan Modra  <>

	* readelf.c (get_ppc_dynamic_type): New function for DT_PPC_GLINK.
	(get_dynamic_type): Call the above.

2005-05-07  Nick Clifton  <>

	* Update the address and phone number of the FSF organization in
	the GPL notices in the following files:
	aclocal.m4, addr2line.c, ar.c, arlex.l, arparse.y, arsup.c,
	arsup.h, binemul.c, binemul.h, bucomm.c, bucomm.h, budbg.h,
	budemang.c, budemang.h, coffdump.c, coffgrok.c, coffgrok.h,
	cxxfilt.c, debug.c, debug.h, deflex.l, defparse.y, dlltool.c,
	dlltool.h, dllwrap.c, emul_aix.c, emul_vanilla.c, filemode.c,
	ieee.c, nlmconv.c, nlmconv.h, nlmheader.y, nm.c, objcopy.c,
	objdump.c, prdbg.c, rclex.l, rcparse.y, rdcoff.c, rddbg.c,
	readelf.c, rename.c, resbin.c, rescoff.c, resrc.c, resres.c,
	size.c, srconv.c, stabs.c, strings.c, sysdump.c, sysinfo.y,
	syslex.l, unwind-ia64.c, unwind-ia64.h, version.c, windres.c,
	windres.h, winduni.c, winduni.h wrstabs.c, doc/fdl.texi

2005-05-06  Jan Beulich  <>

	* objcopy.c (copy_file): Don't delete output upon error here.
	(copy_main): Delete output upon error.

2005-05-02  Ben Elliston  <>

	* dlltool.c (dtab): Remove empty function.
	(process_duplicates): Remove calls to dtab().

2005-05-01  Maciej W. Rozycki  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi (strip, objcopy): Clarify the description of
	the "--strip-debug" option.  Fix a typo.

2005-04-29  H.J. Lu  <>

	* bucomm.c: Undo the last change.
	* bucomm.h: Likewise.

2005-04-29  Ben Elliston  <>

	* syslex.l (word, number, unit): Remove unused variables.
	* nlmheader.y (keyword_tokens): Make static.
	* coffdump.c (dump_coff_symbol, coff_dump): Make static.
	* coffgrok.c (lofile, last_function_symbol, last_function_type,
	last_struct, last_enum, cur_sfile): Make variables static.
	* sysdump.c (getCHARS, fillup, getBARRAY, getINT, getBITS,
	sysroff_swap_tr_in, sysroff_print_tr_out): Make static.
	* sysinfo.y (writecode, it, code, repeat, oldrepeat, name, rdepth,
	names, pnames): Likewise.

2005-04-29  Ben Elliston  <>

	* ar.c (mri_mode): Make static.
	* arsup.c (obfd, real_name, outfile): Likewise.
	* binemul.c (ar_emul_create): Remove unused function.
	(ar_emul_default_create): Likewise.
	* binemul.h (ar_emul_create): Remove declaration.
	(ar_emul_default_create): Likewise.
	(struct bin_emulation_xfer_struct): Remove ar_create member.
	* bucomm.c (report): Make static.
	* bucomm.h (report): Remove declaration.
	* cxxfilt.c (mbuffer): Make static.
	(main): Use unsigned ints for some loop control variables.
	* readelf.c: Make many global variables static.
	* size.c (berkeley_format): Make static.
	(long_options): Likewise.
	* emul_aix.c (bin_aix_emulation): Remove ar_emul_default_create
	structure initialiser.
	(bin_aix5_emulation): Likewise.
	* emul_vanilla.c (bin_vanilla_emulation): Likewise.

2005-04-27  Ben Elliston  <>

	* syslex.l: Adjust top-of-file comment: this file is part of GNU
	binutils, not GNU ld.

2005-04-25  Nick Clifton  <>

	* objcopy.c (copy_archive): Initialise 'obfd' field of new
	name_list structure.

	* objcopy.c (copy_usage): Fix description of -K switch.

	* doc/binutils.texi (strip, objcopy): Fix description of -K

2005-04-20  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_frames): Use data factor for
	DW_CFA_def_cfa_sf and DW_CFA_def_cfa_offset_sf.

2005-04-19  H.J. Lu  <>

	* objdump.c (dump_section_header): Skip linker created section.

2005-04-17  H.J. Lu  <>

	* objdump.c (dump_section_header): Support SEC_GROUP.

2005-04-16  Nick Clifton  <>

	* readelf.c (debug_apply_rela_addends): Remove redundant %s from
	printf string.

2005-04-15  Nick Clifton  <>

	* objcopy.c (copy_file): Issue an error message when attmepting to
	copy an empty input file.

2005-04-14  Alan Modra  <>

	* (NO_WERROR): Define.  Use instead of -Wno-error.
	* Include ../bfd/warning.m4 contents.
	* Regenerate.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* doc/ Regenerate.

2005-04-12  Alan Modra  <>

	* Run "make dep-am".
	(syslex.o, sysinfo.o, arparse.o, arlex.o): Add -Wno-error to command.
	(sysroff.o, defparse.o, deflex.o): Likewise.
	(nlmheader.o, rcparse.o, rclex.o): Likewise.
	* Regenerate.
	* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
	* Regenerate.
	* configure: Regenerate.

2005-04-11  Jan Beulich  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as ix86 Intel mode maintainer.

2005-04-06  Nick Clifton  <>
	    H.J. Lu  <>

	* po/rw.po: New translation: Kinyarwanda.
	* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add rw.
	* configure: Regenerate.

2005-04-04  Maciej W. Rozycki  <>

	* readelf.c (debug_apply_rela_addends): Reorder r_info as
	necessary for 64-bit MIPS.

2005-04-04  Maciej W. Rozycki  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi (readelf): Remove a duplicate paragraph.

2005-04-04  Ramana Radhakrishnan  <>

	PR binutils/813
	* objdump.c (dump_symbols): Add a check to see if the section for
	the symbol is chosen using process_section_p.

2005-04-01  H.J. Lu  <>

	* NEWS: Mention new readelf options, "-N/--full-section-name"
	and "-g/--section-groups".

	* doc/binutils.texi: Document new readelf options,
	"-N/--full-section-name" and "-g/--section-groups".

2005-03-31  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (do_full_section_name): New.
	(options): Add "--full-section-name"/'N'.
	(usage): Add -N/--full-section-name.
	(parse_args): Handle 'N'.
	(process_section_headers): Print out the full section name if
	do_full_section_name isn't 0.

2005-03-31  Nick Clifton  <>

	* Add a check for <unistd.h> providing a prototype
	for getopt() which is compatible with the one in
	include/getopt.h.  If so then define HAVE_DECL_GETOPT.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* aclocal.m4: Regenerate.
	* addr2line.c: Include "config.h" before "bfd.h" so that
	HAVE_DECL_GETOPT is defined before getopt.h is included.

2005-03-21  Jan-Benedict Glaw  <>

	* doc/binutils.texi: Document new VAX disassembler-specific option
	-M entry:0xfooba8.
	* NEWS: Mention the new option.

2005-03-29  Anil Paranjpe  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as H8300 maintainer.

2005-03-28  Aaron W. LaFramboise  <>

	* objdump.c (disassemble_bytes): Remove cast.

2005-03-25  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* BRANCHES: Add binutils-csl-arm-2005q1-branch and

2005-03-25  Mark Kettenis  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as M88k maintainer.

2005-03-24  Danny Smith  <>

	* winduni.c (unicode_from_ascii): Don't declare variables
	's' and 'w' if _WIN32.  Use MultiByteToWideChar to set the unicode
	string len.

2005-03-24  Dmitry Diky   <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add myself as MSP430 maintainer.

2005-03-23  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/fr.po: Updated translation.

2005-03-22  Nick Clifton  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add Daniel Jacobwitz to the blanket write
	privileges list.

2005-03-17  Paul Brook <>
	    Dan Jacobowitz <>
	    Mark Mitchell  <>

	* binutils/readelf.c (get_arm_segment_type): New function.
	(get_segment_type): Use it.

2005-03-18  Paul Brook  <>

	* objdump.c (objdump_print_addr): Avoid uninitialized warning.

2005-03-17  Diego Novillo  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Remove self as maintainer of x86 intel

2005-03-16  Nick Clifton  <>
	    Ben Elliston  <>

	* (werror): New switch: Add -Werror to the
	compiler command line.  Enabled by default.  Disable via
	* configure: Regenerate.

2005-03-15  Daniel Marques  <>
	    Nick Clifton  <>

	* objcopy.c (globalize_specific_list): New linked list of symbols
	to convert from local binding into global binding.
	(command_line_switch): Add OPTION_GLOBALIZE_SYMBOL and
	(copy_options): Add "globalize-symbol" and "globalize-symbols".
	(copy_usage): Document the new switches.
	(filter_symbols): Convert defined local symbols mentioned on the
	globalize_specific_list into global symbols.
	(copy_object): Perform actions if the globalize_specific_list is
	not empty.
	(copy_main): Handle new switches.
	* NEWS: Mention new feature.
	* doc/binutils.texi: Document new switches.

2005-03-15  Alan Modra  <>

	* po/es.po: Commit new Spanish translation.

	* po/fr.po: Commit new French translation.

2005-03-14  Alan Modra  <>

	* po/tr.po: Commit new Turkish translation.

2005-03-11  Nick Clifton  <>

	* po/fr.po: Updated French translation.

2005-03-10  Nick Clifton  <>

	* (ALL_LINGUAS): Add Romanian lingua "ro".
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* po/ro.po: New file.

	* po/ru.po: Updated file.

2005-03-05  Alan Modra  <>

	* po/binutils.pot: Regenerate.

2005-03-02  Jan Beulich  <>

	* ar.c (remove_output): Use unlink_if_ordinary instead of unlink.
	* objcopy.c (copy_file): Likewise.
	(strip_main): Likewise.

2005-03-01  Stig Petter Olsroed  <>
	    Nick Clifton  <>

	* objdump.c: Fix coding for DISASSEMBLER_NEEDS_RELOC:
	(struct objdump_disasm_info): Add 'reloc' field.
	(disassemble_bytes): Fix check for when an insn has a reloc
	associated with it.  Improve comment explaining why the use of
	octets is wrong.  Set the 'reloc' field in objdump_disasm_info
	(objdump_print_addr): Use new 'reloc' field to lookup the correct
	address for the symbol associated with the current instruction's
	(disassemble_info): Initialise 'reloc' field.

2005-02-28  Jakub Jelinek  <>

	* readelf.c (get_file_type, get_machine_name, get_osabi_name,
	get_segment_type, get_section_type_name, get_elf_class,
	get_data_encoding, get_group_flags, dynamic_section_mips_val,
	get_symbol_binding, get_symbol_type, get_TAG_name, get_FORM_name,
	get_AT_name, process_mips_specific, process_gnu_liblist,
	get_note_type, get_netbsd_elfcore_note_type): Use snprintf instead of
	sprintf where needed.
	(get_dynamic_type): Likewise.  Increase buff to 64 bytes.
	(get_elf_section_flags): Increase buff to 33 bytes.  Avoid
	using strcat.
	(get_dynamic_flags): Renamed to...
	(print_dynamic_flags): ... this.  Print the flags to stdout instead
	of returning them as string.
	(process_dynamic_section): Adjust caller.

2005-02-25  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_ranges): Print out offset for end of

2005-02-23  Alan Modra  <>

	* dlltool.c: Warning fixes.
	* objdump.c: Likewise.

2005-02-22  Alan Modra  <>

	* (syslex.o, sysinfo.o): Pass AM_CFLAGS to compiler.
	(syslex.o, sysinfo.o, dlltool.o, rescoff.o): Remove duplicate
	dependencies.  Run "make dep-am".
	* nlmconv.c: Warning fixes.
	* readelf.c: Likewise.
	* srconv.c: Likewise.
	* sysdump.c: Likewise.
	* sysinfo.y: Likewise.
	* syslex.l: Likewise.  Use yyleng instead of strlen, memcpy instead
	of strcpy.
	* Regenerate.

2005-02-21  H.J. Lu  <>

	* objcopy.c (parse_flags): Replace SEC_SHARED with

	* objdump.c (dump_section_header): Dump SEC_TIC54X_BLOCK and
	SEC_TIC54X_CLINK for TI c54x only. Remove SEC_ARCH_BIT_0. Dump

2005-02-21  Alan Modra  <>

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

2005-02-21  Alan Modra  <>

	* readelf.c (BYTE_GET8): Delete.  Replace uses with BYTE_GET.
	(byte_get_little_endian): Don't handle size of -8.
	(byte_get_signed, byte_get_big_endian): Likewise.
	(print_dec_vma, print_hex_vma): New functions.
	(print_vma): Use them.  Return chars output.
	(get_dynamic_data): Return a bfd_vma array.  Add ent_size parm.
	(process_symbol_table): Handle alpha and s390 .hash.

2005-02-18  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_loc): Print out offset for end of

2005-02-18  Joseph S. Myers  <>

	* (TOOL_PROGS): Add objdump.
	* Regenerate.

2005-02-17  Alan Modra  <>

	* deflex.l (YY_NO_UNPUT): Define.
	* rclex.l (YY_NO_UNPUT): Define.
	* rcparse.y (null_unichar): New static var.
	(res_null_text): Use it rather than attempting to init from wchar_t.
	* windres.c: Include assert.h and time.h before getopt.h.
	Include config.h and unistd.h too.

2005-02-15  Nick Clifton  <>

	* nlmconv.c: Provide a full prototype for the localtime() function
	in order to avoid a compile time warning.

2005-02-11  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (group_count): Don't initialize it.
	(process_section_groups): Reurn 1 if we won't do unwind nor
	section groups. Set group_count to 0 before counting group
	sections and return 1 if there are no group sections. Reread
	SHT_SYMTAB/SHT_STRTAB sections only when needed. Don't skip
	section 0.
	(process_object): Only set do_unwind to 0 if
	process_section_groups return 0.

2005-02-10  Ian Lance Taylor  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Update my e-mail address.

2005-02-10  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Add Paul Brook and Mark Mitchell as ARM (Symbian)

2005-02-07  Inderpreet Singh <>

	 * MAINTAINERS: Add self as maintainer of MAXQ.

2005-01-31  Richard Sandiford  <>

	* readelf.c (eh_addr_size): New variable.
	(find_section): Move earlier in file.  Return empty sections too.
	(process_program_headers): Use find_section to find .dynamic.
	(process_section_headers): Initialize eh_addr_size.
	(dump_ia64_unwind, slurp_ia64_unwind_table, ia64_process_unwind)
	(dump_hppa_unwind, slurp_hppa_unwind_table, hppa_process_unwind)
	(display_debug_frames): Use it instead of local addr_size variable.
	(size_of_encoded_value): Get pointer size from eh_addr_size rather
	than is_32bit_elf.

2005-01-31  Andrew Cagney  <>

	* configure: Regenerate to track ../gettext.m4.

2005-01-31  Nick Clifton  <>

	* version.c (print_version): Bump the copyright date to 2005.

2005-01-25  Alan Modra  <>

	* nm.c (display_rel_file): Read dynamic syms before calling

2005-01-21  Ben Elliston  <>

	* dlltool.c (dump_iat): Remove unused function.
	(gen_exp_file): Remove #if 0'd code.
	(make_one_lib_file): Likewise.
	* srconv.c: Remove #if 0'd code throughout.
	* size.c (lprint_number): Remove.
	(print_berkeley_format): Remove #if 0'd code.
	* ar.c (do_quick_append): Remove declaration and definiton.
	(main): Remove #if 0'd code.
	* filemode.c (filemodestring): Remove #if 0'd function.
	* sysdump.c (unit_info_list): Remove function.
	(object_body_list): Likewise.
	(program_structure): Likewise.
	(debug_list): Likewise.
	(module): Remove #if 0'd code.

2005-01-20  Mark Mitchell  <>

	* BRANCHES: Add binutils-2_15-branch.

	* MAINTAINERS: Document branch policy.
	* BRANCHES: New file.

2005-01-19  Fred Fish  <>

	* NEWS: Make note of the new MIPS disassembly option "no-aliases".
	* doc/binutils.texi (objdump): Document the "no-aliases"
	disassembly option.

2005-01-17   Eugene Kotlyarov  <>

	PR binutils/647
	* rcparse.y (RCDATA): Allow a filename to be supplied as the
	parameter.  Parse it with define_rcdata_file().
	* resrc.c (define_rcdata_file): New function.
	* windres.h: Provide a prototype for the new function.

	* resrc.c (define_user_file): Fix typo by replacing "font file"
	with "file".

2005-01-16  Jason Thorpe  <>

	* MAINTAINERS: Update my email address.

2005-01-16  Danny Smith  <>

	* dlltool.c (set_dll_name_from_def): New function.  Strip name
	to basename, with warning.
	(def_name): Use it.
	(def_library): Likwise.
	(main): Strip arg of --dllname to basename, with warning.
	Only use basename of exp_name when inferring dll_name.

2005-01-11  Nick Clifton  <>

	PR binutils/637
	* doc/binutils.texi (c++filt): Use uppercase CXXFILT in the
	footnote in order to prevent the sed script in the Makefile from
	converting it into c++filt.

2005-01-10  H.J. Lu  <>

	BZ 635
	readelf.c (saved_base_address): Removed.
	(decode_64bit_range): Likewise.
	(decode_range): Likewise.
	(display_64bit_debug_ranges): Likewise.
	(debug_info): Add range_lists, num_range_lists and
	(read_and_display_attr_value): Handle do_debug_ranges.
	(process_debug_info): Likewise.
	(display_debug_ranges): Rewrite.
	(process_object): Free range_lists.

2005-01-10  Andreas Schwab  <>

	* Don't define SKIP_ZEROES.
	* configure: Regenerate.
	* objdump.c (disassemble_data): Set skip_zeroes and
	skip_zeroes_at_end in disasm_info to defaults.
	(DEFAULT_SKIP_ZEROES): Rename from SKIP_ZEROES and always define.
	always define.
	(disassemble_bytes): Use skip_zeroes and skip_zeroes_at_end from

2005-01-05  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_loc): Display base address
	specifiers.  Always output <End of list>.

2005-01-05  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (have_frame_base): New.
	(need_base_address): Likewise.
	(saved_base_address): Likewise.
	(decode_location_expression): Return 1 if DW_AT_frame_base is
	(debug_info): Add base_address and a have_frame_base pointer.
	(read_and_display_attr_value): Replace saved_DW_AT_low_pc with
	saved_base_address. Record base address. Set have_frame_base.
	Record if a location list has DW_AT_frame_base. Display if a
	location expression has no DW_AT_frame_base but needs one. Set
	saved_base_address only if needed.
	(process_debug_info): Clear have_frame_base, saved_base_address
	and set need_base_address.
	(display_debug_loc): Display if a location expression has no
	DW_AT_frame_base but needs one. Display if start >= end. Don't
	adjust for section address. Properly handle base address.
	(process_object): Free the have_frame_base pointer in

2005-01-04  H.J. Lu  <>

	* readelf.c (display_debug_loc): Display offsets for hole and
	(display_debug_str): Add a newline at the end.

2005-01-04  Armin Diehl  <>

	PR binutils/630
	* nlmconv.c (main): Only store the basename of the output filename
	in the module table.

2005-01-04  H.J. Lu  <>

	BZ 615
	* readelf.c (process_debug_info): New.
	(debug_info): Add num_loc_offsets, loc_offsets and
	(get_debug_info): Use process_debug_info.
	(display_debug_loc): Properly handle location list. Warn if bad
	location lists are encoutnered.
	(read_and_process_attr_value): New.
	(read_and_display_attr_value): Use "%lx" for DW_FORM_data4.
	(display_debug_info): Use process_debug_info.
	(process_object): Also free loc_offsets in debug_information.

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