[gccsdk] New VFP/NEON capable GCC release?

Theo Markettos theo at markettos.org.uk
Wed Aug 19 15:11:01 PDT 2015


On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 04:53:23PM +0100, Lee Noar wrote:
> From build #28:
> 
> <http://ci.riscos.info/job/gcc-4.7-native/28/artifact/gcc4/release-area/riscpkg/autobuilder_website/arm/Development/>
> 
> I've installed the packages using !PackMan on my RPi and everything
> looks OK. I've built a simple program that uses FP, using soft-float
> and VFP, both dynamically and statically and the resulting binaries
> run correctly.

Thanks.  Over the last few days I did some more kicking of Jenkins and it
now generates PackMan package lists for each GCC build, so just add

http://ci.riscos.info/job/gcc-4.7-native/lastSuccessfulBuild/artifact/gcc4/release-area/riscpkg/autobuilder_website/pkg/autobuilt

to your PackMan sources and it'll install the nightly build for you. 
Currently this only applies to gcc-4.7-native, but in principle can apply to
other packages too.  Nightlies won't update properly because we aren't
bumping the package version, but that could be fixed.

Today's build is number 32, where I bumped the release number to 2.  This
works on my Raspberry Pi with no problems (looks like my RPCEmu hostfs image
is broken somehow, which is why I was a bit suspicious of the previous
build)

I announced that on the ROOL VFP thread.  Unless there are any major
showstoppers I hope to push build 32 as the official release in a few days.

Theo




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