GCC 6

The GCC 6 compiler was released in 2016 as a major update to this GNU compiler stack.

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GCC 6 Articles & Reviews

Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8...   Software   23 Jul 2017
AMD Ryzen AOCC 1.0 Compiler Tuning Benchmarks   Software   21 May 2017
Benchmarking AMD's New AOCC Compiler For Ryzen   Software   19 May 2017
LLVM Clang 3.9.1, Clang 4.0 & GCC 6.3 With Intel's...   Software   18 Apr 2017
GCC Compiler Tests At A Variety Of Optimization Levels...   Software   27 Mar 2017
GCC 6.2/7.0 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9/4.0 SVN Compiler...   Software   10 Dec 2016
Early Benchmarks Of GCC 7 On Linux x86_64 With An...   Software   05 Dec 2016
GCC 6.2 vs. Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance On Clear...   Software   17 Nov 2016
Early GCC 7 Compiler Benchmarks On Linux: Some...   Software   12 Sep 2016
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

GCC 6 Linux News

GCC 10 Has C++20 Concepts Support In Order   GNU   21 Oct 2019
OpenIndiana Hipster 2019.04 Brings MATE 1.22, More...   Operating Systems   12 May 2019
GCC 6.5 Released To End Out The GCC6 Series   GNU   26 Oct 2018
GCC 6.5 Is Being Prepared As The Last GCC6 Compiler...   GNU   12 Oct 2018
GCC's Conversion To Git Is Still Turning Out To Be A...   GNU   30 Jul 2018
SysVinit 2.90 Released With Fixes & Better Support...   Free Software   19 Jun 2018
GCC 9 Drops Support For Older ARM Microarchitecture...   GNU   19 May 2018
OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.04, Drops GNOME 2 For MATE +...   Oracle   28 Apr 2018
OpenIndiana Has Upgraded To The GCC 6 Compiler   Oracle   17 Feb 2018
GCC 7.3 Preparing For Release To Ship Spectre Patches   GNU   17 Jan 2018
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   31 Dec 2017
LLVM Continued In Its Quest For Innovative Compiler...   LLVM   26 Dec 2017
LLVM Clang 6.0 Now Defaults To C++14   LLVM   09 Dec 2017
Alpine Linux 3.7 Brings EFI Support, Installer Option...   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2017
GCC 5.5 Released, That's It For GCC5   GNU   10 Oct 2017
Knoppix 8.1 Now Available For A Retro Linux Experience...   Operating Systems   27 Sep 2017
GCC 5.5 Will Come Before Killing Off GCC5   GNU   17 Sep 2017
Keeping The Ryzen Threadripper Busy With An Array Of...   AMD   28 Aug 2017
Ryzen, Windows 10 & Laptop Survey Piqued Linux...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Soon Switching Over To GCC 7   Ubuntu   27 Jul 2017
GCC 6.4 Compiler Released   GNU   04 Jul 2017
GCC 6.4 To Be Released In Early July   GNU   16 Jun 2017
openSUSE Tumbleweed Switches Over To GCC 7   SUSE   01 Jun 2017
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting...   Phoronix   31 May 2017
Genode OS 17.05 Released, Switches To GCC 6.3,...   Operating Systems   31 May 2017
Alpine Linux 3.6 Release Brings PPC64LE & s390x...   Operating Systems   25 May 2017
GCC Developers Potentially Deprecating Intel MPX   Intel   24 May 2017
NVIDIA Details CUDA 9 Features, Allows C++14 In Device...   NVIDIA   11 May 2017
GCC 6/7 Gets A Performance-Sensitive Fix   GNU   09 May 2017
PGI 17.4 Compiler Tests vs. GCC 6.3 vs. LLVM Clang 4.0   LLVM   04 May 2017
GCC 6 Becoming Auxiliary Compiler In OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2017
Clear Linux Switches From ACPI CPUFreq To P-State   Clear Linux   12 Apr 2017
Changes To Find With The Upcoming Release Of GCC 7   GNU   09 Apr 2017
The GNU Toolchain Has Made Much Progress So Far In...   GNU   17 Mar 2017
More Benchmarks Of The Latest Ubuntu 17.04 vs. Clear...   Clear Linux   01 Mar 2017
Haiku OS Begins Prepping For Ryzen, Subpixel Rendering   Operating Systems   28 Feb 2017
Linux From Scratch 8.0 Released   Operating Systems   26 Feb 2017
GCC 7 Getting Closer To Release, But Running Behind On...   GNU   09 Jan 2017
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News...   Phoronix   02 Jan 2017
The Top GNU News Of 2016: Hurd, Libreboot, GCC, GRUB   GNU   29 Dec 2016
GCC 6.3 Compiler Released   GNU   21 Dec 2016
GCC 6.3 Release Candidate Now Available   GNU   15 Dec 2016
GCC 6.3 Should Be Here By Christmas   GNU   06 Dec 2016
Forum Spam/Filtering Redesign; 300+ Linux...   Phoronix   01 Dec 2016
OpenMP 4.5 Fortran Support Is Being Worked On For GCC...   GNU   10 Nov 2016
KDE3-Forked Desktop Updated With Partial FreeBSD...   KDE   09 Nov 2016
Vim 8.0, macOS Sierra, Libreboot, & GCC Were...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2016
Ubuntu 16.10 Doesn't Change Much With Performance,...   Clear Linux   29 Sep 2016
GCC 6.2 Compiler Released   GNU   22 Aug 2016
The Speed Of Ubuntu 16.10 Currently Versus Ubuntu...   Clear Linux   06 Aug 2016
GCC 6.2 Is Coming Quite Soon   GNU   05 Aug 2016
GCC 6 Is Now The Default In Debian Unstable   Debian   04 Aug 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
GCC 6 & Mesa 12.0 Land In Tumbleweed, 42.2 Leap To...   SUSE   14 Jul 2016
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016
Debian Stretch Continues Eyeing GCC 6   Debian   24 Jun 2016
I Am Super Excited About Fedora 24   Fedora   21 Jun 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Will Very Soon Have GCC 6   SUSE   15 Jun 2016
GDB Debugger Now Supports The Rust Language, Other GNU...   GNU   03 Jun 2016
GCC 5.4 Compiler Released, Fixed 147+ Bugs   GNU   03 Jun 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Soon Switching To Linux 4.6, Clear...   Clear Linux   01 Jun 2016
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux...   Phoronix   31 May 2016
LTO'ing Mesa Is Getting Discussed For Performance...   Mesa   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
Fedora 24 Beta Released   Fedora   10 May 2016
Intel's Clear Linux Distribution Switches Over To GCC...   Clear Linux   09 May 2016
GCC 4.8 To GCC 6.1 Benchmarks For A Complex Program   GNU   05 May 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Is Soon Switching To GCC 6, Lands...   Operating Systems   04 May 2016
Fedora 25 Not Scheduling A Mass Rebuild Is Raising...   Fedora   03 May 2016
GCC 6.1 Compiler Officially Released With OpenMP 4.5,...   GNU   27 Apr 2016
Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" Opens For...   Ubuntu   26 Apr 2016
OpenACC 2.0 Is In Good Shape For GCC 6, Complete With...   GNU   21 Apr 2016
GCC 7.0 Now In Development, GCC 6.1 Likely Coming Next...   GNU   15 Apr 2016
GCC 4.9 vs. 5.3 vs. 6.0 Compiler Benchmarks On Debian...   GNU   14 Apr 2016
Recapping The New Features Of GCC 6: OpenMP 4.5, HSA,...   GNU   11 Apr 2016
Fedora 24 Alpha Benchmarks   Fedora   01 Apr 2016
Fedora 24 Alpha Is Looking Great, Running Well   Fedora   31 Mar 2016
LTO'ing LibreOffice With GCC 6   LibreOffice   19 Mar 2016
GCC 6 Is On Track To Be Officially Released In About...   GNU   10 Mar 2016
Fedora 23 vs. Rawhide Performance Tests, Xorg vs....   Fedora   04 Mar 2016
ARM Adds Cortex-A32 Support To GCC Compiler   GNU   24 Feb 2016
Rebuilding Fedora Under GCC 6 Has Uncovered An...   Fedora   22 Feb 2016
GCC6 Is Bringing More Helpful Warnings For Developers   GNU   15 Feb 2016
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2016
AMD & NVIDIA Acceleration With GCC, LLVM Clang   LLVM   20 Jan 2016
AMD HSA Support Merged Into GCC Trunk   AMD   19 Jan 2016
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source...   Free Software   17 Jan 2016
AMD HSA Support Finally Appears Ready To Be Merged In...   AMD   13 Jan 2016
Hundreds Of Ubuntu Packages Are Failing To Build With...   Ubuntu   13 Jan 2016
GCC 6 Will Warn You About Misleading Code Indentations   GNU   10 Jan 2016
Fedora 24 Will Indeed Be Delayed, Plus Other Changes...   Fedora   08 Jan 2016
Fedora 24 Will Likely Be Delayed   Fedora   07 Jan 2016
The Most Popular Programming & Compiler News Of...   Programming   31 Dec 2015
GCC 6 Is Being Planned For Fedora 24   Fedora   22 Dec 2015
GCC Compiler Patches Implementing AMD HSA Revised For...   GNU   07 Dec 2015
GCC 5.3 Officially Released   GNU   04 Dec 2015
GNU UPC Hopes To Merge For GCC 6   GNU   01 Dec 2015
GCC 5.2 vs. GCC 6.0 On An Intel Haswell-E Linux System   GNU   28 Nov 2015