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Re: PE+ and new COFF format for x86_64 target for XP64 and Vista binaries

Do you have copyright paper with FSF? Also you need to provide
ChangeLog entries. You should also provide some testcases for as,
ld and objcopy/strip.

On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 11:40:36AM +0200, Kai Tietz wrote:
> Hallo,
> This is a port of binutils-2.17 for COFF-format x86-64 (AMD64) and the PE+ 
> for Windows XP64 and Vista EXE/DLL. The target is named x86_64-pc-mingw64. 
> I enabled windres and dlltool for this target. For the tool objdump the 
> processing and printing methods for DLL-imports are adjusted (they are now 
> 8 bytes long :( )
> I made a copy of the pe_dll(.c&.h) as pep_dll(.c&.h) to minimize 
> intersections. May these files can be merged.
> In the "include/coff/external.h" I introduced the proper PE+ external 
> aouthdr structure without the data_start member. Because this non-existing 
> member breaks the
> size of the PEPAOUT structure in include/coff/pe.h.
> For the bfd/pexxigen.c template I used the pex64 name alias for 
> generation.
> I added the following new files:
>         bfd/coff-x86_64.c
>         bfd/pe-x86_64.c
>         bfd/pei-x86_64.c
>         gas/config/te-pep.h
>         include/coff/x86_54.h
>         ld/pep_dll.c
>         ld/pep_dll.h
>         ld/emulparams/
>         ld/emultempl/pep.em
>         ld/scripttempl/
> I tested the ld of this target by MSVC object-files and by (a patched) gcc 
> object-files (using this gas) linking against MS-Runtime-libraries.
> i.A. Kai Tietz
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