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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: nasm-2.00-1
- From: Dean Scarff <dos at scarff dot id dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 20:34:45 +0900
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: nasm-2.00-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Version 2.00-1 of nasm has been uploaded, and should be available on
the cygwin mirrors in the near future. Please find it under the
"Devel" category in cygwin's setup utility.
This release constitutes a major revision of the upstream stable
sources. From http://nasm.sf.net/ :
After 7 months of intense development, the NASM team brings you
NASM 2.0!!! This version of NASM supercedes version 0.98.39 (and
Apple's 0.98.40) and introduces full 64-bit (x86-64/x64/AMD64/Intel
64) architecture and object file support. We have also addressed
quite a few bugs and feature requests along the way.
I have removed support for the GNUWin32 COFF format ("-f gnuwin32"
option). This format was introduced to work around historical
disagreements between MinGW interpretation, Microsoft implementation,
and the COFF/PE specifications of the VirtualSize field for .bss
section headers. These have been (reportedly) resolved in binutils
since 2003. Please use "-f win32" now in contexts where "-f
gnuwin32" was used.
If you get link errors, such as "ld: PE operations on non PE file",
when linking nasm objects produced with "nasm -f win32", and you are
using the latest version of Cygwin's binutils, please send a report
to the cygwin mailing list.
In general, questions, comments, and reports should go to the cygwin
mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org
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