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Re: Release 2.24
- From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- Cc: Tristan Gingold <gingold at adacore dot com>, Richard Sandiford <rdsandiford at googlemail dot com>, <binutils at sourceware dot org>, <gdb-patches at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:50:15 +0000
- Subject: Re: Release 2.24
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On Mon, 25 Nov 2013, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> > if I understand correctly, the patches aren't for binutils (just for
> > gdb). Is that correct ?
> AFAIU, that is correct. We're trying to get a GDB release out which
> would be compatible with binutils 2.24, before or at the same time
> you release 2.24. It looks like we would only need a handful (maybe
> even just one) patch from bfd.
Correct. These changes (there are some opcodes disassembler updates as
well) were originally committed to binutils as two separate features, but
I've decided there's no point in keeping them such in the GDB 7.6
backport. Their PLT parts are closely related (unlike their GAS and LD
I'm not sure who has the authority to approve this change for GDB 7.6