An Extensive Look At The Changes Of GCC 5

Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 13 April 2015 at 09:06 AM EDT. 1 Comment
GCC developer Honza Hubička has written a lengthy blog post about the features coming up for GCC 5, what will be initially released as GCC 5.1 in the next two weeks.

There's been dozens of Phoronix articles covering GCC 5 development and features over the past year, including the recent concise summary of new GCC 5 features and improvements. However, if you're really interested in compilers and the low-level details about the work that's been invested into the GNU Compiler Collection over the past year, Honza has out a great blog post.

If you have the time to read it all, check out Honza's latest blog post that closely covers the significant changes for GCC 5. It's a very interesting read.
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