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GCC 7 Has Been Branched, GCC 8.0 Now On Master

The GCC 7 mainline code-base hit the important milestone today of having zero P1 regressions -- issues of the highest priority -- and as such they branched the GCC7 code-base and GCC 7.1 RC1 is then being announced later this week as they prepare for this first stable release of GCC 7.

20 April 2017 - GCC 7.1 Coming Soon - 14 Comments
GNU Linux-Libre 4.10: GPU Drivers Remain The Most Frequent Offenders

The GNU Linux-libre 4.10 kernel was released last weekend just after the official Linux 4.10 kernel release while I hadn't noticed the de-blobbed kernel release until today. The Linux-libre folks continue to criticize the open-source GPU DRM drivers as being offenders for using binary blob firmware/microcode.

26 February 2017 - GNU Linux-Libre 4.10 - 20 Comments
GNU's ddrescue For Disk Recovery Updated With New Options

GNU ddrescue continues work on being a capable data recovery tool for copying data from a file or block device to another, doing more than just the dd command. GNU ddrescue 1.22 was released over the weekend as the newest version of this tool.

6 February 2017 - ddrescue 1.22 - 1 Comment
GIMP's Progress In 2016, What's Ahead For 2017

GIMP contributor Alexandre Prokoudine published a lengthy blog post today looking back at what were the accomplishments for this open-source image manipulation program in 2016 and some of what's ahead for the program this year.

15 January 2017 - GIMP - 35 Comments
There's A New Port Of RISC-V For GCC

For those following the progress of the RISC-V open-source and royalty-free processor ISA, a new port of the GNU Compiler Collection for this architecture is now available.

14 January 2017 - GCC RISC-V - 1 Comment
GNU Guix/GuixSD 0.12 Released

A new version of the GNU Guix package manager and Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is now available, version 0.12 is this new GNU release just in time for the holidays.

22 December 2016 - Guix - Add A Comment

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