GCC 4.9

GCC 4.9 is the major GNU Compiler Collection release of 2014. GCC 4.9 features AddressSanitizer support for ARM, continued link-time optimization (LTO) improvements, feedback-directed optimization improvements, improved C11 support, GNAT specifies Ada 2012 by default, and countless other features that were merged during its nearly year of development.

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GCC 4.9 Articles & Reviews

GCC 6.1 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance   Software   10 May 2016
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.3 vs. GCC 6.1 On A Debian Xeon E5...   Software   07 May 2016
GCC 5.2 Compiler Benchmarks With ARM Cortex-A57 A...   Software   18 Nov 2015
LLVM Clang 3.7 vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On Linux   Software   31 Aug 2015
GCC 5 Brings Some Performance Improvements For Intel...   Software   04 Feb 2015
Intel Broadwell: GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 Compiler...   Software   30 Jan 2015
A Quick Look At GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5   Software   16 Apr 2014
GCC 4.9 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks For Faster...   Software   14 Apr 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

GCC 4.9 Linux News

Keeping The Ryzen Threadripper Busy With An Array Of...   AMD   28 Aug 2017
KWin Now Requires C++14; Perhaps More Of KDE Will Make...   KDE   17 Jul 2017
GCC 6 Becoming Auxiliary Compiler In OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2017
Linux Developers Look At Upping The GCC Requirements...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop,...   Oracle   01 Nov 2016
GCC 4.9.4 Released, Closes 150+ Bugs   GNU   03 Aug 2016
GCC 4.9.4 Will Be Released Soon To End GCC 4.9 Series   GNU   18 Jul 2016
Debian Stretch Continues Eyeing GCC 6   Debian   24 Jun 2016
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux...   Phoronix   31 May 2016
HSA IL Front-End Proposed For GCC   GNU   16 May 2016
GCC 6.1 Compiler Optimization Level Benchmarks: -O0 To...   GNU   14 May 2016
GCC 4.8 To GCC 6.1 Benchmarks For A Complex Program   GNU   05 May 2016
OpenIndiana 2016.04 Released To Let OpenSolaris Live...   Operating Systems   22 Apr 2016
GCC 4.9 vs. 5.3 vs. 6.0 Compiler Benchmarks On Debian...   GNU   14 Apr 2016
The Most Popular Programming & Compiler News Of...   Programming   31 Dec 2015
AMD Radeon Software Crimson 15.12 For Linux Released   Radeon   18 Dec 2015
Haiku OS Adds GCC 5 Compiler Packages   Operating Systems   14 Dec 2015
A Fix For AMD Catalyst On Ubuntu 15.10 Is Coming   AMD   27 Oct 2015
NixOS 15.09 Released: Ships Updated Desktops, Linux...   Operating Systems   30 Sep 2015
openSUSE Leap Milestone 2 Has Package Updates, Sticks...   SUSE   04 Sep 2015
Wine 1.7 Series Turn Two Years Old, No Sign Of Wine...   WINE   02 Aug 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 On The Tegra X1 Yields Even Better...   NVIDIA   30 Jul 2015
GNU Guix 0.8.3 Brings 179 New Packages, New Commands   GNU   22 Jul 2015
Glibc 2.22 Will Have NaCl Support For ARMv7-A, Libmvec...   GNU   22 Jul 2015
GCC 5 Is One Week Away From Landing In Ubuntu 15.10   Ubuntu   21 Jul 2015
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.1 vs. GCC 6.0 SVN Compiler...   GNU   07 Jun 2015
Ubuntu 15.10 Will Use The GCC 5 Compiler By Default   Ubuntu   06 May 2015
GCC 4.9.2 vs. GCC 5 Benchmarks On An Intel Xeon...   GNU   27 Apr 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Now Under Final Freeze   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2015
HHVM Continues Beating PHP At Its Own Game   Standards   13 Mar 2015
Benchmarks Of The $129 8-Core 64-bit ARM Development...   Hardware   06 Mar 2015
GCC 5 Will End Up Coming To Fedora 22   Fedora   22 Jan 2015
Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release...   Fedora   14 Jan 2015
GCC Soars Past 14.5 Million Lines Of Code & I'm...   GNU   05 Jan 2015
The Most Viewed Compiler News & Milestones Of This...   Programming   27 Dec 2014
GCC 4.8.4 Officially Released   GNU   19 Dec 2014
New Ruby Benchmarks On GCC vs. LLVM Clang Compilers   LLVM   17 Dec 2014
Debian 8.0 Jessie - GNU/Linux vs. GNU/kFreeBSD...   Debian   14 Dec 2014
Ruby Compiled With Clang Is Noticeably Faster Than GCC   LLVM   12 Dec 2014
Fedora 21 Is Coming In Just Two Days With Big...   Fedora   07 Dec 2014
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance Benchmarks   Fedora   30 Nov 2014
GCC 5 To Boast New x86 Optimizations   GNU   29 Nov 2014
GCC Compiler Optimization Benchmarks With A 16-Thread...   GNU   11 Nov 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Trial Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   10 Nov 2014
GCC 5 Is Compiling Faster, But Still Falls Short Of...   LLVM   09 Nov 2014
LLVM Clang vs. GCC On Fedora 21 With A High-End Xeon   LLVM   08 Nov 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx...   Red Hat   30 Oct 2014
GCC 4.9.2 Released Today To Fix Regressions   GNU   30 Oct 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Officially Released   Ubuntu   23 Oct 2014
OpenMP 4.0 Offloading Is Closer For GCC 5   GNU   30 Sep 2014
The Most Dominating Linux Stories Of Q3'2014   Phoronix   29 Sep 2014
The Features Coming For Fedora 21   Fedora   23 Sep 2014
Running GCC 5 On Intel's Haswell-E i7-5960X   GNU   13 Sep 2014
GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 On Intel's Haswell-E...   LLVM   11 Sep 2014
GCC 5 Will Have Full Support For Intel's Cilk Plus   GNU   10 Sep 2014
Intel Releases Updated Cilk Plus LLVM Compiler   LLVM   08 Sep 2014
New GCC 5.0 Changes, Command-Line Options That Landed...   GNU   26 Aug 2014
Ubuntu 14.10's Feature Freeze Is This Wednesday   Ubuntu   19 Aug 2014
AMD Compiler Optimization Benchmarks With GCC 4.10...   GNU   16 Aug 2014
GCC 5.0 Doesn't Show Much Difference Yet For AMD's...   GNU   15 Aug 2014
Fedora 21 Was Just Delayed By Another Week   Fedora   13 Aug 2014
Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July   Phoronix   31 Jul 2014
Linux 3.16-rc7 Calms Things Down For The Linux 3.16...   Linux Kernel   27 Jul 2014
Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap   GNU   26 Jul 2014
GCC 5.0 Is Expected Next Year   GNU   21 Jul 2014
GCC 4.9.1 Released, Adds OpenMP 4.0 To Fortran   GNU   16 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
LLVM 3.4.2 Brings Bug-Fixes   LLVM   20 Jun 2014
GCC 4.10 Performance: Not Much To See Yet   GNU   15 Jun 2014
GCC 4.7.4 Released   GNU   13 Jun 2014
GCC 4.8.3 Compiler Released   GNU   22 May 2014
LLVM 3.4.2 Is Now Ready For Testing   LLVM   16 May 2014
GCC 4.9 Will Soon Be The Default In Debian, Ubuntu...   Debian   13 May 2014
LLVM 3.4.2 Will Be Released Later This Month   LLVM   12 May 2014
Clang Now Handles AMD Excavator "Bdver4"...   LLVM   02 May 2014
AMD's AM1 Platform & Linux 3.15 Dominated April   Phoronix   30 Apr 2014
GCC Ada Now Supports 64-bit ARM   GNU   29 Apr 2014
What Else Would You Like To See On Phoronix This...   Phoronix   23 Apr 2014
GCC 4.9.0 Released, Brings Many Compiler Features   GNU   22 Apr 2014
Link-Time Optimizing Improved, But Still Takes A While...   GNU   13 Apr 2014
Running GCC 4.9 On AMD's AM1 Kabini With Jaguar Cores   GNU   12 Apr 2014
AMD Athlon 5150 & Sempron 2650/3850 APUs On Linux   AMD   11 Apr 2014
Bringing Major Features, GCC 4.9 RC1 Has Been Released   GNU   11 Apr 2014
Fedora 21 Receives Another Helping Of Features   Fedora   10 Apr 2014
LTO Support Coming To Linux 3.15, Making For A Faster...   Linux Kernel   07 Apr 2014
Link-Time Optimizations Near Reality For x86 Linux...   Linux Kernel   01 Apr 2014
GCC 4.8.2 vs. GCC 4.9.0 Benchmarks On Intel's Core i7...   GNU   30 Mar 2014
openSUSE 13.2 To Use Btrfs By Default, Major Changes   SUSE   19 Mar 2014
GCC 4.9 Is Working Towards A Possible Release In April   GNU   19 Mar 2014
Intel Gets AVX-512 Support Going In GCC   GNU   10 Feb 2014
Recapping The AMD Kaveri Linux Experience   AMD   09 Feb 2014
AMD "Bdver3" Steamroller GCC Testing With...   AMD   03 Feb 2014
Samsung Brings OpenACC 1.0+ Support To GCC Fortran   GNU   24 Jan 2014
LLVM 3.4 Compiler Officially Released With Many...   LLVM   06 Jan 2014
Exciting Upcoming Linux Hardware Reviews, Articles   Hardware   12 Dec 2013
Intel Cilk Spawn, Sync Merged For The GCC Compiler   GNU   12 Dec 2013
LLVM Clang OpenMP 4 Support Nears Reality   LLVM   09 Dec 2013
AMD APU Benchmarks Of LLVM Clang 3.3 vs. SVN   LLVM   07 Dec 2013