LLD 7.0.0 Release Notes


These are in-progress notes for the upcoming LLVM 7.0.0 release. Release notes for previous releases can be found on the Download Page.


This document contains the release notes for the lld linker, release 7.0.0. Here we describe the status of lld, including major improvements from the previous release. All lld releases may be downloaded from the LLVM releases web site.

Non-comprehensive list of changes in this release

COFF Improvements

  • Improved correctness of exporting mangled stdcall symbols.
  • Completed support for ARM64 relocations.
  • Added support for outputting PDB debug info for MinGW targets.
  • Improved compatibility of output binaries with GNU binutils objcopy/strip.