[gccsdk] RePackaging using trunk GCC instead of 4.1.2

Chris Gransden chrisg at care4free.net
Sat Jan 4 01:33:25 PST 2014


In article <DUB120-DS39D3ED1DE2725AE91848CF0CA0 at phx.gbl>,
   Alan Buckley <alan_baa at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I‘m in the process of modifying the autobuilder packaging to set
> up the new packaging Components field.

> Once I‘ve done this and tested it I intend to go through the
> autobuilder programs/libraries that generate packages
> and update them all (or as many as I can get to build).

> I was wondering if this would be a good time to change my
> machine to use the trunk version of the compiler (4.7?)
> instead of the 4.1.2 version I currently use.

There seems to be a problem with gcc 4.7.x and ARMv7 platforms. Quite often
the executable generated won't run with alignment exceptions turned on.
Using '-mno-unaligned-access' to build everything fixes the problem.

Chris.





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