GCC Version Questions
gedare at rtems.org
Fri Apr 27 14:09:51 UTC 2012
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Sebastian Huber
<sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de> wrote:
> I would rather use GCC 4.6.X for the RTEMS 4.11 release on ARM since I had a
> lot of trouble with earlier version of GCC 4.6. I worked with GCC 4.6
> during the whole 4.11 development cycle and I am really at unease to use an
> untested GCC 4.7 for this release.
> Most ARM BSPs use ARMv4T and ARMv5T. The focus at GCC is currently at more
> recent architecture versions like ARMv7. My impression is that the older
> versions receive little testing and attention by the GCC developers. So
> progress breaks older versions sometimes.
> In general we should consider to select a certain GCC version for an
> upcoming RTEMS release and stick with this GCC version for this RTEMS
> release. Thus we continuously work with a particular GCC release during
> development and can address all compiler issues in this phase.
> Sebastian Huber, embedded brains GmbH
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