[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: binutils-2.21.53-1

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Thu Aug 18 18:38:00 GMT 2011


On 8/18/2011 1:37 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> Could you please respin binutils with the missing headers and libraries?

Since libbfd & friends are no longer default-installed by the src/ build
machinery when building binutils or gcc, I wonder if it would be a good
idea to "spin off" libbfd as a separate "package" -- with no ties to
(and not used by) binutils/gcc themselves.  (Obv, binutils/gcc would
continue as they do at present, building an internal version with just
what they need).

That way, bfd-for-public-use could be configured with all bells and
whistles (e.g. elf support, etc).

--
Chuck


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