[2.34] Mention x86 assembler options to align branches

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H.J. Lu Feb. 6, 2020, 3:56 p.m.
* NEWS: Mention x86 assembler options to align branches for
binutils 2.34.

I checked it into master and 2.34 branches.

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H.J.

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From 5eb617a71463fa6810cd14f57adfe7a1efc93a96 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2020 07:50:16 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] [2.34] Mention x86 assembler options to align branches

	* NEWS: Mention x86 assembler options to align branches for
	binutils 2.34.
---
 gas/ChangeLog | 5 +++++
 gas/NEWS      | 5 +++++
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/gas/ChangeLog b/gas/ChangeLog
index 8955f53b8b..9fa0350ec8 100644
--- a/gas/ChangeLog
+++ b/gas/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@ 
+2020-02-06  H.J. Lu  <hongjiu.lu@intel.com>
+
+	* NEWS: Mention x86 assembler options to align branches for
+	binutils 2.34.
+
 2020-02-06  H.J. Lu  <hongjiu.lu@intel.com>
 
 	* testsuite/gas/i386/i386.exp: Run unique and x86-64-unique
diff --git a/gas/NEWS b/gas/NEWS
index 5ed7302da7..9a3f352108 100644
--- a/gas/NEWS
+++ b/gas/NEWS
@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@ 
 
 Changes in 2.34:
 
+* Add -malign-branch-boundary=NUM, -malign-branch=TYPE[+TYPE...],
+  -malign-branch-prefix-size=NUM and -mbranches-within-32B-boundaries
+  options to x86 assembler to align branches within a fixed boundary
+  with segment prefixes or NOPs.
+
 * Add support for Zilog eZ80 and Zilog Z180 CPUs.
 
 * Add support for z80-elf target.
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2.24.1