GCC 4.8

GCC 4.8 was released in 2013 and uses C++ as its implementation language of the GNU Compiler Collection. GCC 4.8 offers expanded support for C11 and C++11, libstdc++ standard library improvements, AArch64 ARM 64-bit architecture support, support for new ARM Cortex options, new Intel x86 instruction support, and AMD Steamroller and Jaguar CPU support.

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GCC 4.8 Articles & Reviews

GCC 5.2 Compiler Benchmarks With ARM Cortex-A57 A...   Software   18 Nov 2015
Building The Linux Kernel With LLVM's Clang Yields...   Software   30 May 2014
Clang's Competition For GCC On Intel Haswell   Software   06 Feb 2014
LLVM Clang 3.4 Is Running Very Well On AMD's High-End...   Software   01 Feb 2014
GCC 4.9 Shows Little Change For AMD's Kaveri   Software   30 Jan 2014
Clang 3.4 Performance Very Strong Against GCC 4.9   Software   30 Dec 2013
GCC 4.9 Compiler Benchmarks On A Dual-Core Haswell   Software   24 Dec 2013
Intel Core i3/i5 Linux Performance Update   Processors   14 Dec 2013
GCC vs. LLVM Clang Is Mixed On The Ivy Bridge Extreme   Software   13 Oct 2013
GCC vs. LLVM/Clang On The AMD Richland APU   Software   06 Jul 2013
GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.3 On Intel's Core i7 4770K   Software   21 Jun 2013
Optimized Binaries Provide Great Benefits For Intel...   Processors   15 Jun 2013
GCC 4.8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 3.3 Compiler Performance   Software   25 May 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Delivers Speed Improvements   Software   19 Apr 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Very Competitive To GCC 4.8   Software   07 Apr 2013
Benchmarking The New Optimization Level In GCC 4.8   Software   12 Feb 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.2 Compiler Competing With GCC   Software   27 Dec 2012
Benchmarking LLVM/Clang 3.2, GCC 4.8, DragonEgg...   Software   09 Nov 2012
GCC 4.8 Compiler On AMD's Eight-Core Piledriver   Software   30 Oct 2012
Intel Ivy Bridge: GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN   Software   18 Aug 2012
Benchmarking GCC 4.2 Through GCC 4.8 On AMD &...   Software   23 Jul 2012

GCC 4.8 Linux News

AMD Releases Optimizing C/C++ Compiler For Ryzen   AMD   16 May 2017
HHVM 3.18 Released With Garbage Collection Options,...   Compiler   15 Feb 2017
Linux Developers Look At Upping The GCC Requirements...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
GCC 7 & Clang Are Nearing Full C++1z/C++17 Support   Compiler   14 Oct 2016
Some Fresh Debian 8.4 vs. Debian Testing (Stretch) For...   Debian   08 May 2016
GCC 4.8 To GCC 6.1 Benchmarks For A Complex Program   Compiler   05 May 2016
Early Ubuntu 14.04 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Intel Xeon E5...   Ubuntu   13 Feb 2016
PC-BSD / FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT Performance   BSD   28 Jan 2016
Haiku OS Adds GCC 5 Compiler Packages   Operating Systems   14 Dec 2015
NetBSD 7.0 Released With New ARM Board Support, Lua...   BSD   08 Oct 2015
Is The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Faster Than Other...   Operating Systems   01 Oct 2015
openSUSE Leap Milestone 2 Has Package Updates, Sticks...   SUSE   04 Sep 2015
NetBSD 7.0-RC3 Brings Fixes, Enables SMP For The...   BSD   18 Aug 2015
SQLite Just Got A Big Speed Boost: Now 2x As Fast As...   Free Software   30 Jul 2015
NetBSD 7.0-RC2 Released   BSD   29 Jul 2015
NetBSD 7.0 RC1 Adds New Intel/Radeon DRM Support, Lua...   BSD   21 Jun 2015
LibreOffice Continues Moving Along With C++11 Adoption   LibreOffice   08 Feb 2015
Why Google Chrome Switched To The Clang Compiler On...   Compiler   05 Jan 2015
FreeBSD Ports 2015Q1 To Bring Many Changes   BSD   01 Jan 2015
GCC 4.8.4 Officially Released   Compiler   19 Dec 2014
Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0...   Operating Systems   21 Nov 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Trial Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   10 Nov 2014
Ubuntu 14.04 In The Power8 Cloud From RunAbove   Hardware   25 Oct 2014
openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks   SUSE   25 Sep 2014
The Features Coming For Fedora 21   Fedora   23 Sep 2014
Trying Out The OpenSUSE 13.2 Beta: The Installer Is...   SUSE   22 Sep 2014
Checking On The Performance Of PHP 5.6   Compiler   28 Aug 2014
Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap   Compiler   26 Jul 2014
Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 14.10 Snapshot Performance Comparison   Ubuntu   04 Jul 2014
Valve Working Towards A New Steam Runtime SDK With...   Valve   22 Jun 2014
GCC 4.7.4 Released   Compiler   13 Jun 2014
GCC 4.8.3 Compiler Released   Compiler   22 May 2014
NixOS 14.04 Released   Operating Systems   30 Apr 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic   Red Hat   23 Apr 2014
GCC 4.9.0 Released, Brings Many Compiler Features   Compiler   22 Apr 2014
Oracle Linux 6.5 vs. Oracle Linux 7.0 Beta Benchmarks   Oracle   20 Apr 2014
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" Officially...   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2014
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Server Benchmarks   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2014
Link-Time Optimizing Improved, But Still Takes A While...   Compiler   13 Apr 2014
Running GCC 4.9 On AMD's AM1 Kabini With Jaguar Cores   Compiler   12 Apr 2014
GCC 4.8.2 vs. GCC 4.9.0 Benchmarks On Intel's Core i7...   Compiler   30 Mar 2014
GCC 4.9 Is Working Towards A Possible Release In April   Compiler   19 Mar 2014
Recapping The AMD Kaveri Linux Experience   AMD   09 Feb 2014
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compilers For AMD's Steamroller   Compiler   19 Jan 2014
Daily LLVM Clang Packages Come For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   Compiler   17 Jan 2014
Benchmarks Of Fedora 20 Updates + Linux 3.12 Kernel   Fedora   09 Jan 2014
Linux x32 ABI Interest Faded In 2013   Free Software   24 Dec 2013
AMD APU Benchmarks Of LLVM Clang 3.3 vs. SVN   Compiler   07 Dec 2013
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Begins With Key Package Upgrades   Ubuntu   21 Oct 2013
GCC 4.8.2 Compiler Brings 70+ Bug Fixes   Red Hat   16 Oct 2013
Ubuntu 13.04 vs. Ubuntu 13.10 In A VMware VM   Virtualization   26 Sep 2013
Slackware 14.1 Goes Into Beta, Brings New Packages   Operating Systems   18 Sep 2013
Chromebook Cortex-A15: GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.3   Compiler   05 Sep 2013
GCC 4.9 Stacks Up ADA, Fortran Changes   Compiler   29 Aug 2013
GCC 4.9 So Far Brings Few Intel Haswell Changes   Intel   23 Aug 2013
GCC Compiler Tuning On The AMD A10-6800K APU   AMD   30 Jun 2013
Running GCC 4.9 With Intel's Core i7...   Compiler   27 Jun 2013
The Best Features Of Fedora 19, Schrödinger's Cat   Fedora   25 Jun 2013
Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience   Intel   21 Jun 2013
Gaming, Linux Desktop Advances For May 2013   Phoronix   31 May 2013
GCC 4.8.1 Released With Compiler Bug-Fixes   Compiler   31 May 2013
The Best Features Of LLVM / Clang 3.3   Compiler   26 May 2013
GCC 4.8.1 Compiler Due To Be Out Next Week   Compiler   18 May 2013
OpenSUSE 13.1 Milestone 1 Released   SUSE   17 May 2013
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Enters Development...   Debian   09 May 2013
GCC 4.9 Diagnostics Will Begin Playing With Colors   Compiler   02 May 2013
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   01 May 2013
Arch-Based Manjaro Linux Runs Against Ubuntu 13.04   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2013
LLVM's Clang Compiler Is Now C++11 Feature Complete   Compiler   19 Apr 2013
GCC 4.7.3 Released With 118+ Bug-Fixes   Compiler   11 Apr 2013
LLVM 3.3 Picks Up More Support For Intel AVX2   Compiler   29 Mar 2013
Intel Ivy Bridge Optimization Benchmarks On GCC 4.8   Compiler   28 Mar 2013
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Offers Performance Improvements   Compiler   26 Mar 2013
Intel Ivy Bridge Benchmarks On The GCC 4.8 Compiler   Compiler   25 Mar 2013
Intel Core i7 Benchmarks On GCC 4.8.0   Compiler   23 Mar 2013
GCC 4.8 Release Brings Improved C++11, Optimizations   Compiler   22 Mar 2013
C++ Doesn't Change The Speed Of GCC   Compiler   22 Mar 2013
Compilation Times, Binary Sizes For GCC 4.2 To GCC 4.8   Compiler   17 Mar 2013
GCC 4.8.0 Release Candidate Now Available   Compiler   16 Mar 2013
GCC Link-Time Optimizations On The ARM Cortex-A9   Hardware   02 Mar 2013
Windows, Wine, Intel, Compilers Top February   Phoronix   28 Feb 2013
GCC 4.8 To Bump Up Speed On NVIDIA's Tegra 3   Compiler   27 Feb 2013
GCC Prepares Compiler Support For Intel Broadwell   Compiler   26 Feb 2013
GCC 4.8 Compiler Performance On ARM Cortex-A15   Compiler   25 Feb 2013
LLVM's Clang Compiler Nearly C++11 Feature Complete   Compiler   22 Feb 2013
Initial Benchmarks Of The LLVM/Clang 3.3 Compiler   Compiler   19 Feb 2013
GCC 4.8 Has Support For AMD Steamroller, Jaguar   Compiler   16 Feb 2013
Link-Time Optimizations With GCC 4.8   Compiler   09 Feb 2013
The Last Round Of Fedora 19 Feature Proposals   Fedora   29 Jan 2013
Fedora 19 Feature Talk: Cloud, Java 8, Yum, Syslinux   Fedora   24 Jan 2013
Fedora Looks To Replace MySQL With MariaDB   Fedora   21 Jan 2013
GCC 4.8 Improves Its Runtime Library (libstdc++)   Compiler   17 Jan 2013
More Fedora 19 Feature Talk: BIND10, GCC 4.8, E17, Etc   Fedora   16 Jan 2013
Intel's Cilk Plus Still Waiting To Get Into GCC   Intel   26 Dec 2012
OpenACC Still Not Loved By Open Compilers   Compiler   04 Dec 2012
Using AddressSanitizer & ThreadSanitizer In GCC...   Compiler   30 Nov 2012
More Open-Source Projects Eyeing Up C++11   KDE   26 Nov 2012
LLVM 3.2 Improves PowerPC Compiler Support   Compiler   25 Nov 2012
Tiny C Compiler Is Still Around, But Not Quickly...   Compiler   15 Nov 2012
GCC 4.8 Has More Optimizations   Compiler   14 Nov 2012