[llvm-branch-commits] [lld] r367611 - Update release notes for things I've done since the last release
Hans Wennborg via llvm-branch-commits
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Mon Aug 5 02:07:34 PDT 2019
Many thanks for writing release notes!
On Thu, Aug 1, 2019 at 10:44 PM Martin Storsjo via llvm-branch-commits
<llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> 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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