cvs: wwwdocs /gcc index.html

Alex Waugh alex at alexwaugh.com
Sat Mar 20 07:38:05 PST 2004


In message <cvsadmin1079795526 at cvsserver>
          admin <gcc-cvs at hard-mofo.dsvr.net> wrote:

> admin		Sat Mar 20 15:12:06 2004 EDT
> 
>   Modified files:              
>     /wwwdocs/gcc	index.html 
>   Log:
>   Update with GCC 3.3.3 release information.
>   
>   
> Index: wwwdocs/gcc/index.html
> diff -u wwwdocs/gcc/index.html:1.2 wwwdocs/gcc/index.html:1.3
> --- wwwdocs/gcc/index.html:1.2	Tue Dec 16 13:58:42 2003
> +++ wwwdocs/gcc/index.html	Sat Mar 20 15:12:06 2004
>  <h4>About the GCC Versions</h4>
>  
> -<p><i><a hef="#release3">2.95.4 release 3</a></i>, below, is the latest release.  This compiler is suitable for generating
> +<p><i><a hef="#prerelease1">3.3.3 pre-release 1</a></i>, below, is the latest release.  This compiler is suitable for generating
>  code for all machines running RISC OS 3 through to RISC OS Select.  That is, ARM2
> -to StrongARM.  It can compile programs with both Unixlib, and SharedCLibrary. Versions older than this are hosted only for historical reasons - please do not use them - they can contain serious bugs.</p>
> +to StrongARM.  It can compile programs with both Unixlib, and SharedCLibrary. Versions older than this are hosted only for
> +historical reasons.</p>

This implies that it won't work on RISC OS 5 or XScale, which is not
the case.

> -<p>The current release is <b>not</b> suitable for generating 32-bit programs -
> -the default output is for 26-bit operating systems.  If you'd like 32-bit support, then try a test version below.</p>
> +<p>This release is suitable for generating 32-bit programs and by default will generate 32-bit compatible applications.
> +Future GCC 3.4 or 3.5 releases will not include support for 26-bit operating systems.</p>

I don't see any reason for not supporting 26-bit operating systems.

Alex

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