GNU Binutils 2.34

Fedora 33 comes with GNU Binutils based on 2.34 release. This release brings a lot of bug fixes, improvements to the linker and assembler.

New Features:

The disassembler

The disassembler (objdump --disassemble) now has an option to generate ascii art thats show the arcs between that start and end points of control flow instructions.

Debuginfod support

The binutils tools now have support for debuginfod. Debuginfod is a HTTP service for distributing ELF/DWARF debugging information as well as source code. The tools can now connect to debuginfod servers in order to download debug information about the files that they are processing.

ELF format support

The assembler and linker now support the generation of ELF format files for the Z80 architecture.

See the upstream release announcement for more detailed information about this release.