GCC 6.1 Compiler Officially Released With OpenMP 4.5, C++14 Default & Much More
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 27 April 2016 at 08:01 AM EDT. 30 Comments
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Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat today announced the official release of the big GCC 6.1 compiler update!

GCC 6.1 is the first stable release in the major GCC 6 series that's been in development over the past year. While in development it was known as GCC 6.0, but with GCC's funky release naming in place since GCC 5, the first stable release is now GCC 6.1.

GCC 6.1 is a huge release that adds many new features including C++14 default for its C++ front-end rather than C++98, OpenMP 4.5 support, AMD HSA capabilities, various experimental features of C++17, ARM improvements, IBM POWER 9 support, initial AMD Zen processor support (znver1), and many other changes... Hit up that link above to find out much more about the features of this yearly update to the GNU Compiler Collection.

The GCC 6.1 release announcement can be viewed on the GCC mailing list. You can grab the compiler sources for GCC 6.1 via the GNU.org project site.
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