A COFF linker targeting Win32 PE.

Builds under MSVC and GCC.

Tags: PL


2015-08-01: r157

  • Feature: Add -Wno-duplicate-symbol option to suppress duplicate symbol warning
  • Feature: Support embedded relative relocations
  • Performance enhancements (addressing some profiler hotspots)
  • Fix an issue with unaligned casts
  • ⬇️ (111.17 KiB)
  • ⬇️ (1.91 MiB)

2015-07-03: r146

  • Feature: Add -q option to suppress warning/fatal linker output
  • Feature: Add --compress-rdata option to pack .rdata into .text (marks constants as executable, but saves some space)
  • Feature: Support recursive .a archives
  • Work on standardising toward an embeddable library interface
  • Reduce duplicate symbol definition from fatal to warning
  • Fix an issue parsing metadata entries in some .a archives (fixes linking with mingw-w64 msvcrt.a and kernel32.a)
  • Fix an issue unnecessarily tripping up on unknown symbols from segments that aren't being linked in
  • ⬇️ (110.56 KiB)
  • ⬇️ (1.91 MiB)

2015-06-24: r121

  • Feature: Support .a archives
  • Feature: Coalesce sections
  • Feature: Support -mwindows subsystem
  • Feature: Working IAT with support for cygwin/mingw import libraries
  • Feature: Smaller binaries: strip unreferenced sections, elide zero-vss sections, elide .bss storage
  • Remove PE/COFF viewer features to focus on linking
  • Fix an issue applying invalid relocations if sections were removed
  • ⬇️ (80.56 KiB)
  • ⬇️ (1.75 MiB)

2014-07-03: r85