Newlib Update for RTEMS 4.12
gedare at rtems.org
Thu Mar 2 15:17:15 UTC 2017
On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 2:15 AM, Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org> wrote:
> On 02/03/2017 17:38, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 01/03/17 23:57, Chris Johns wrote:
>>> On 01/03/2017 23:37, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>>> I updated the RSB to use the Newlib 188.8.131.5270228 snapshot. All users
>>>> of the RTEMS master are encouraged to update their tool chains. This
>>>> tool set (Binutils, GCC, Newlib) is the final one for the RTEMS 4.12
>>>> release from my point of view. We should get now the RTEMS master ready
>>>> for the release.
>>> The 4.12 tools are broken on FreeBSD 11.0:
>> Who will fix this problem?
> No idea. It is complicated and deep in autoconf.
>> What happens if this is not fixed in one month or so?
> I do not know. I have taken a look and it seems gdb is getting gnulib to
> using a C compiler for its configure tests and gnulib generates header files
> that are included in GDB however GDB is now a C++ program. I tried setting
> CPP outside the top level configure however this breaks the part of binutils
> GDB builds and uses.
If this affects other gdb host or cross builds, then it might get more
attention. If this only affects arm-rtems-gdb, then that means
something is probably wrong in our toolchain development (seems
unlikely to me).
>>> This is a blocker for a release.
>> Please add a ticket for things that block the release.
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