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GNU libffcall 1.13 is released

Item posted by Bruno Haible <haible> on Sat 24 Jun 2017 09:31:48 AM UTC.

libffcall version 1.13 is released.

New in this release:

  • The license has been changed from GPLv2 to GPLv2+.
  • Added support for the following platforms:

(Previously, a build on these platforms failed.)
- x86_64: Mac OS X 64-bit.
- x86_64: Solaris 64-bit.
- x86_64: Linux with x32 ABI: CC="gcc -mx32".
- arm: Linux 32-bit, without hardware floats.
- arm64: Linux 64-bit.
- s390x: Linux 64-bit.
- powerpc: AIX 64-bit.
- mips: IRIX 6.5 with CC="cc -32".
- sparc: Solaris 64-bit.

  • Fixed support for the following platforms:

(Previously, a build on these platforms appeared to succeed but was buggy.)
- x86_64: Linux.
- arm: Linux 32-bit, with hardware floats.
- powerpc: Linux 64-bit.
- mips: Linux with CC="gcc -mabi=32".
- mips: Linux with CC="gcc -mabi=n32".
- mips: Linux with CC="gcc -mabi=64".
- mips: IRIX 6.5 with CC="gcc -mabi=n32".
- s390: Linux.
- sparc: Linux 64-bit.
- ia64: Linux.
- hppa: HP-UX 32-bit.

  • Verified support for the following platforms:

(A build on these platforms worked and still works.)
- i386: Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X.
- powerpc: Linux 32-bit.
- powerpc: AIX 32-bit.
- powerpc: MacOS X.
- mips: IRIX 6.5 with CC="cc -n32".
- sparc: Solaris 32-bit.
- sparc: Linux 32-bit: CC="gcc -m32".
- alpha: Linux.

  • Support for a security feature: On Linux and FreeBSD platforms, linking with the libffcall libraries no longer causes the stack to become executable.

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