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GCC 7.4 Is Being Released Soon

While GCC 9 is releasing in early 2019, for those still depending upon last year's GCC 7 compiler series, the GCC 7.4 point release will soon be out.

26 November 2018 - GCC 7.4 - 2 Comments
Radeon GCC Back-End Updated For Running Single-Threaded C & Fortran On AMD GPUs

Back in September Code Sourcery / Mentor Graphics posted the Radeon GCC back-end they have been developing with the cooperation of AMD. This is for allowing the GCC compiler to eventually offload nicely to Radeon GPUs with its different programming languages and supported parallel programming models, particularly with OpenMP and OpenACC in mind. But for now this patch series just works with single-threaded C and Fortran programs. The second version of this port was posted for review.

17 November 2018 - Radeon GCC v2 - 2 Comments
GCC's Test Suite To Begin Testing C++17 By Default

GCC's test suite will soon begin testing the C++17 standard as part of its C++98/11/14 standard tests by default... This doesn't affect the default C++ standard used by the GCC G++ compiler at this point, but at least will help eliminate any lingering C++17 bugs as well as helping to stop regressions in the future.

17 October 2018 - GCC Testing New CPP - 6 Comments
GCC Is Preparing To End Support For Solaris 10

Solaris 10, what may will argue as the last "good" Solaris operating system release before Sun Microsystems fell under control of Oracle, may soon see its support deprecated by the GCC compiler stack.

16 October 2018 - Fond Solaris 10 Memories - 10 Comments
GNU Tools Cauldron 2018 Videos Are Now Available

Taking place a month ago in Manchester was the annual GNU Tools Cauldron conference where developers and other key stakeholders to the GNU toolchain presented their latest research and development activities. The videos from that developer event are now available.

6 October 2018 - GNU Compiler Toolchain - 1 Comment

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