GNU Binutils 2.25 Released With Port To Andes NDS32
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 25 December 2014 at 10:36 AM EST. 2 Comments
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Version 2.25 of Binutils is new this week. Binutils consists of the GNU linker and assembler along with other common binary tools to GNU/Linux environments.

While I've yet to see an official announcement for GNU Binutils 2.25, the tarballs are out there now for two days.

The Binutils 2.25 changes include support for the Andes NDS32 architecture and new --data, --include-all-whitespace, and --dump-section options. Among the changes for GNU ld in Binutils 2.25 is support for the Andes NDS32 architecture, support for the OpenRISC and OR32 has been replaced with the OR1K port. Gas for Binutils 2.25 has support for AVR Tiny micro-controllers, support for the NDS32, and enhanced ARM support. The NDS32 enablement within the GNU stack has been going on for a while with last year GCC seeing a port to this architecture, etc. The NDS32 from Andes Technology is a 32-bit CPU architecture designed for embedded environments using the AndeStar ISA and the SoC processors are marketed under the AndesCore brand.

Binutils 2.25 can be downloaded from the GNU.org FTP server.
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