Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
GCC 4.2.1 has been released to address bugs and other regressions in GCC. Significant about this release is that all releases after GCC 4.2.1 will be released under the GNU GPLv3 license as opposed to the GPLv2. Read more about the GCC 4.2.1 release at GNU.org.