GNU Binutils 2.28 Released, Adds RISC-V Support
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 6 March 2017 at 11:18 AM EST. 2 Comments
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Binutils 2.28 is out today as the latest version of this important GNU package.

Binutils 2.28 brings new options (--remove-relocations=SECTIONPATTERN and nm --with-version-strings), improvements to the ARC and PowerPC ports, Gas adds support for the RISC-V architecture, Gas also now supports the Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 processors, and GNU ld also adds RISC-V support, and other new options. The RISC-V architecture support was also recently merged for the GCC 7 compiler stack.

More details on Binutils 2.28 via the GNU.org project site.
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