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The State Of GNU's GDB Conversion To C++

Last year the GNU Debugger's code-base was converted from the C programming language (C90) to now using C++11. At last month's GNU Tools Cauldron was an update on this process.

9 October 2017 - GDB C++ - 20 Comments
GCC Finishing Up C++17 Adjustments, Preparing For C++2A

While C++17 was just formally approved days ago and is now waiting for ISO publication, GCC (and Clang) developers have largely finished up their C++17 (formerly known as "C++1z") support for some time. There are just a few lingering patches for GCC and already are beginning to lay the ground work for C++2a.

15 September 2017 - C++20 - 32 Comments
GNU Linux-libre 4.13-gnu Deblobs More Drivers

Immediately following Linus Torvalds' release on Sunday of Linux 4.13, the GNU Linux-libre 4.13-gnu was outted for those wanting a fully-free system with driver binary blob support removed and eliminating other code that could depend upon non-open microcode/firmware support or the loading of binary kernel drivers.

4 September 2017 - GNU Linux-libre 4.13 - 41 Comments
GnuPG 2.2 Released

Werner Koch has announced the release of GNU Privacy Guard's GnuPG 2.2 stable series.

28 August 2017 - GNU Privacy Guard - 5 Comments
New Features Coming For Glibc 2.26

Given our recent articles of Glibc enabling a per-thread cache for malloc and Fedora 27 will use glibc 2.26, you may be curious about some of the other features coming to this next version of the GNU C Library.

17 July 2017 - glibc 2.26 - 1 Comment
GCC 6.4 Compiler Released

Version 6.4 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is now available as the latest bug-fix release for those relying on GCC6 that haven't yet migrated to GCC7.

4 July 2017 - GCC 6.4 - 2 Comments

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