[llvm-branch-commits] [lld] r367611 - Update release notes for things I've done since the last release

Martin Storsjo via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Thu Aug 1 13:45:27 PDT 2019

Author: mstorsjo
Date: Thu Aug  1 13:45:27 2019
New Revision: 367611

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=367611&view=rev
Update release notes for things I've done since the last release


Modified: lld/branches/release_90/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/lld/branches/release_90/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=367611&r1=367610&r2=367611&view=diff
--- lld/branches/release_90/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ lld/branches/release_90/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Thu Aug  1 13:45:27 2019
@@ -53,6 +53,14 @@ COFF Improvements
 * Several speed and memory usage improvements.
+* Range extension thunks are now created for ARM64, if needed
+* lld-link now supports resource object files created by GNU windres and
+  MS cvtres, not only llvm-cvtres
+* The generated thunks for delayimports now share the majority of code
+  among thunks, significantly reducing the overhead of using delayimport
 * ...
 MinGW Improvements
@@ -62,6 +70,17 @@ MinGW Improvements
   terminators for the sections such as .eh_frame properly, fixing
   DWARF exception handling with libgcc and gcc's crtend.o.
+* lld now also handles DWARF unwind info generated by GCC, when linking
+  with libgcc
+* Many more GNU ld options are now supported, which e.g. allows the lld
+  MinGW frontend to be called by GCC
+* PDB output can be requested without manually specifying the PDB file
+  name, with the new option ``-pdb=`` with an empty value to the option.
+  (The old existing syntax ``-pdb <filename>`` was more cumbersome to use
+  with an empty parameter value.)
 MachO Improvements

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