[gccsdk] Is it time for a new version of GCC4?

Norman Lawrence norman.cathy.lawrence at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 01:22:37 PDT 2020


Hi Lee
Is there any chance to include fortran in the build?  I do not have the
skills to do it myself but I would be happy to trial out the fortran
build.

Best wishes
Norman

On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 02:45, Lee Noar <lee.noar at sky.com> wrote:

> > The RISC OS packages have a new environment field and I'd like to add
> > them to the GCC4 packages. I've noticed some useful work has been done
> > in GCC 4 so it would be nice to get this included as well.
> >
> > I'm happy to have a go at building and packaging the latest GCC4, but
> > before I do I want to check the current status.
> >
> > Is it stable at the moment or are some new changes about to go in?
>
> I do have some changes to commit to Unixlib and I need to check that
> GCC4 still builds and runs correctly. Admittedly, I have neglected GCC4
> recently in favour of GCC8, so all the testing I've been doing is with
> the GCC8 build (autobuilder/develop/gcc).
>
> > Is the SharedUnixLibrary 1.15 ready to go?
>
> Yes, that change was to improve clean up on program exit with
> shared libraries and GCC 8.
>
> > When packaging the shared library versions of the libraries that go with
> > it has the ABI changed so they need to be packaged as new ABI versions?
>
> GCC4 is still "abi-2.0", GCC8 is "armeabihf".
>
> Lee.
>
>
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