[llvm-branch-commits] [llvm-branch] r311460 - [RelNotes, ARM] Mention improved ARM/Thumb codegen and LTO.

Florian Hahn via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue Aug 22 09:01:04 PDT 2017

Author: fhahn
Date: Tue Aug 22 09:01:04 2017
New Revision: 311460

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=311460&view=rev
[RelNotes,ARM] Mention improved ARM/Thumb codegen and LTO.

Reviewers: echristo, rengolin, kristof.beyls, hans, t.p.northover

Reviewed By: hans

Subscribers: aemerson, inglorion, llvm-commits

Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D36968


Modified: llvm/branches/release_50/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/llvm/branches/release_50/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=311460&r1=311459&r2=311460&view=diff
--- llvm/branches/release_50/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ llvm/branches/release_50/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Tue Aug 22 09:01:04 2017
@@ -77,11 +77,15 @@ Changes to the LLVM IR
 * Added speculatable attribute indicating a function which does has no
   side-effects which could inhibit hoisting of calls.
-Changes to the ARM Backend
+Changes to the Arm Targets
- During this release ...
+During this release the ARM target has:
+* Improved mixed ARM/Thumb code generation. Some cases in which wrong
+  relocations were emitted have been fixed.
+* Added initial support for mixed ARM/Thumb link-time optimization, using the
+  thumb-mode target feature.
 Changes to the MIPS Target

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