GCC 5.5 Released, That's It For GCC5
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 10 October 2017 at 12:04 PM EDT. 18 Comments
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Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat today announced the release of GCC 5.5 compiler that also marks the end of the GCC5 series.

GCC 5.5 consists of bug-fixes to GCC5, including fixes backported from GCC 6, GCC 7, and the current GCC 8 development series. With GCC 5 being more than two years old, this is the last planned release in the series and the GCC 5 branch will no longer be receiving new commits.

GCC 5.5 contains more than 250 bug fixes since GCC 5.4.

The brief details on GCC 5.5 can be found via today's release announcement.

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