GCC 5 is set to be released in 2015 as a very significant update to the GNU Compiler Collection with lots of new functionality added.

GCC 5 Articles & Reviews

GCC 5 Through GCC 10 Compiler Benchmarks - Five Years Worth Of C/C++ Compiler Performance   Software   2019-12-20
GCC 6.2/7.0 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9/4.0 SVN Compiler Performance   Software   2016-12-10
Early Benchmarks Of GCC 7 On Linux x86_64 With An Intel Core i7 6800K   Software   2016-12-05
LLVM Clang 3.9 Mostly Trails GCC In Compiler Performance   Software   2016-09-13
Early GCC 7 Compiler Benchmarks On Linux: Some Performance Improvements   Software   2016-09-12
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.3 vs. GCC 6.1 On A Debian Xeon E5 Linux System   Software   2016-05-07
GCC vs. Clang Benchmark Comparison At Varying Optimization Levels   Software   2016-03-03
GCC 5.2 Compiler Benchmarks With ARM Cortex-A57 A Mixed Bag   Software   2015-11-18
LLVM Clang 3.7 vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On Linux   Software   2015-08-31
GCC 5 Brings Some Performance Improvements For Intel Broadwell Systems   Software   2015-02-04
GCC 5.0 Outruns LLVM 3.5 Compiler By A Bit On Core-AVX2   Software   2014-09-03
LLVM Clang 3.5 Brings Some Compiler Performance Improvements   Software   2014-09-03

GCC 5 Linux & Open-Source News

Intel MIC Offloading For Xeon Phi Dropped With GCC 13 Compiler   Intel   2022-11-04
The Switch Has Been Made From C89 To C11/GNU11 With Linux 5.18   Linux Kernel   2022-03-26
Linux 5.18 Plans To Switch From C89 To C11/GNU11 C Version   Linux Kernel   2022-03-10
Linux Kernel Moving Ahead With Going From C89 To C11 Code   Linux Kernel   2022-02-28
Linux 5.15 Raises Its GCC Compiler Version Requirement   Linux Kernel   2021-09-14
OpenJDK 16 Released With The JDK Source Beginning To Use C++14 Features   Programming   2021-03-16
GCC's JIT Library Is No Longer Considered "Alpha" Quality   GNU   2021-01-24
Benchmarks Of LLVM Clang 6.0 Through Clang 10.0 Compilers   LLVM   2020-01-12
The Hurd Microkernel Still Isn't Ready But GNU Had A Great 2010s With GCC + Other Projects   GNU   2019-12-25
GCC Developers Look At Transitioning Their Codebase To C++11   GNU   2019-09-30
The LLVM Codebase Is Moving Past C++11 This Year, Likely To C++14   LLVM   2019-01-23
DragonFlyBSD Finally Defaulting To GCC 8 Compiler, Replacing The Old GCC 5   BSD   2018-09-06
NetBSD 8.0 Officially Released With USB3 Support, Security Improvements & UEFI   BSD   2018-07-21
NetBSD 8.0 RC2 Released With Eager FPU Security Fix, Other Fixes   BSD   2018-07-02
GCC 8.1 Compiler Released As The First Stable GCC8, Brings Many Improvements   GNU   2018-05-02
Cilk Plus Is Being Dropped From GCC   GNU   2017-11-16
GCC 5.5 Released, That's It For GCC5   GNU   2017-10-10
GCC 5.5 Will Come Before Killing Off GCC5   GNU   2017-09-17
GCC 7.2 To Be Released In About Two Weeks   GNU   2017-07-25
KWin Now Requires C++14; Perhaps More Of KDE Will Make Use Of Newer C++?   KDE   2017-07-17
GCC 6 Becoming Auxiliary Compiler In OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   2017-04-24
The State Of Debian 9.0 Stretch   Debian   2017-04-15
NixOS 17.03 Switches To X.Org Server 1.19, KDE Plasma 5   Operating Systems   2017-04-01
How An Old PowerMac G5 Compares To Modern Intel CPUs   Hardware   2017-02-14
GCC 7 Getting Closer To Release, But Running Behind On Regressions   GNU   2017-01-09
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News Ended Out 2016   Phoronix   2017-01-02
The Top GNU News Of 2016: Hurd, Libreboot, GCC, GRUB   GNU   2016-12-29
OpenIndiana 2016.10 Released With MATE 1.14 Desktop, Drops Sun SSH   Oracle   2016-11-01
GCC 7 & Clang Are Nearing Full C++1z/C++17 Support   LLVM   2016-10-14
NixOS 16.09 Released, Reduced Disk Space & Package Hardening   Operating Systems   2016-10-03
Vim 8.0, macOS Sierra, Libreboot, & GCC Were Popular In September   Phoronix   2016-10-01
Ubuntu 16.10 Doesn't Change Much With Performance, Clear Linux Still Leads In Most Tests   Clear Linux   2016-09-29
NVIDIA Officially Releases CUDA 8   NVIDIA   2016-09-28
LLVM/Clang 3.9 Is Shipping Soon With OpenCL 2.0, ThinLTO & Much More   LLVM   2016-08-16
The Speed Of Ubuntu 16.10 Currently Versus Ubuntu 16.04, Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2016-08-06
GCC 6 Is Now The Default In Debian Unstable   Debian   2016-08-04
GCC 4.9.4 Released, Closes 150+ Bugs   GNU   2016-08-03
GCC 4.9.4 Will Be Released Soon To End GCC 4.9 Series   GNU   2016-07-18
Debian 8.5 vs. Debian Testing Benchmarks - July 2016   Debian   2016-07-08
Slackware 14.2 Officially Released   Operating Systems   2016-07-01
Debian Stretch Continues Eyeing GCC 6   Debian   2016-06-24
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Will Very Soon Have GCC 6   SUSE   2016-06-15
GCC 5.4 Compiler Released, Fixed 147+ Bugs   GNU   2016-06-03
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux Users   Phoronix   2016-05-31
LTO'ing Mesa Is Getting Discussed For Performance & Binary Size Reasons   Mesa   2016-05-31
Tomb Raider For Linux Updated, Makes Use Of More OGL4 Extensions   Linux Gaming   2016-05-26
GCC 6.1 Compiler Optimization Level Benchmarks: -O0 To -Ofast + FLTO   GNU   2016-05-14
Intel's Clear Linux Distribution Switches Over To GCC 6.1 By Default   Clear Linux   2016-05-09
Some Fresh Debian 8.4 vs. Debian Testing (Stretch) For A Xeon + Radeon System   Debian   2016-05-08
GCC 4.8 To GCC 6.1 Benchmarks For A Complex Program   GNU   2016-05-05
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Is Soon Switching To GCC 6, Lands Mesa 11.2.1 & Linux 4.5.2   Operating Systems   2016-05-04
GCC 6.1 Compiler Officially Released With OpenMP 4.5, C++14 Default & Much More   GNU   2016-04-27
Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" Opens For Development   Ubuntu   2016-04-26
OpenACC 2.0 Is In Good Shape For GCC 6, Complete With NVIDIA Offloading   GNU   2016-04-21
GCC 4.9 vs. 5.3 vs. 6.0 Compiler Benchmarks On Debian 8.4   GNU   2016-04-14
NixOS 16.03 Released   Operating Systems   2016-04-01
Making Use Of Intel MPX Extensions On Linux   Intel   2016-03-20
LTO'ing LibreOffice With GCC 6   LibreOffice   2016-03-19
Slackware 14.2 RC1 Arrives   Operating Systems   2016-03-18
Is Intel's PowerTOP Utility Still Beneficial In 2016 On Ubuntu 16.04 To Save Power?   Intel   2016-03-14
Using 64-bit Linux Software To Reduce Power Consumption?   Ubuntu   2016-03-10
Benchmarking The Lightweight, Musl-Based Alpine Linux   Operating Systems   2016-03-07
GCC Optimization Level Benchmarks With A 4GHz Intel Skylake CPU On Ubuntu 64-bit   GNU   2016-02-28
Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" Beta 1 Released   Ubuntu   2016-02-25
Rebuilding Fedora Under GCC 6 Has Uncovered An Assortment Of Problems   Fedora   2016-02-22
GCC6 Is Bringing More Helpful Warnings For Developers   GNU   2016-02-15
Early Ubuntu 14.04 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Intel Xeon E5 Benchmarks   Ubuntu   2016-02-13
LLVM Clang Compiler Optimization Benchmarks From -O0 To -O3 -march=native   LLVM   2016-02-05
AMD & NVIDIA Acceleration With GCC, LLVM Clang   LLVM   2016-01-20
Hundreds Of Ubuntu Packages Are Failing To Build With GCC 6   Ubuntu   2016-01-13
Slackware 14.2 Beta Released, Now Uses PulseAudio   Operating Systems   2016-01-13
Ardour 4.6 Brings GCC5 Support, GUI & Plugin Changes   Multimedia   2016-01-11
Fedora 24 Will Likely Be Delayed   Fedora   2016-01-07
The Most Popular Programming & Compiler News Of 2015   Programming   2015-12-31
Deepin 15 Linux Released   Operating Systems   2015-12-31
The New GNU News Of 2015   GNU   2015-12-25
Deepin 15 RC Is Out, Continues To Focus On Simple & Clean Experience   Operating Systems   2015-12-24
AMD Radeon Software Crimson 15.12 For Linux Released   Radeon   2015-12-18
GCC 5.3 Optimization Level Tests From -O0 To -Ofast   GNU   2015-12-15
Haiku OS Adds GCC 5 Compiler Packages   Operating Systems   2015-12-14
Arch Linux Switches To The New C++ ABI   Arch Linux   2015-12-10
GCC 5.3 Officially Released   GNU   2015-12-04
GCC 5.2 vs. GCC 6.0 On An Intel Haswell-E Linux System   GNU   2015-11-28
GCC 5.3 To Be Released Within A Few Weeks   GNU   2015-11-20
GCC 6 To Enable Intel's MPX Library By Default   GNU   2015-11-13
A Fix For AMD Catalyst On Ubuntu 15.10 Is Coming   AMD   2015-10-27
NVIDIA GPU Offloading Support For GCC Is Still Up & Coming   GNU   2015-10-26
Ubuntu 15.10 + GCC 5.2: -O3, March=Native, FLTO Tests   GNU   2015-10-20
A Few Worrisome Regressions Appear In Ubuntu 15.04 vs. 15.10 Performance   Ubuntu   2015-10-10
MIPS P5600 Support Added To The LLVM Compiler Stack   LLVM   2015-09-29
KDE Plasma 5.4.1 Fixes Compilation Under GCC 5   KDE   2015-09-08
openSUSE Leap Milestone 2 Has Package Updates, Sticks To GCC 4.8   SUSE   2015-09-04
HSA Accelerator Support Should Be Usable For GCC 6   GNU   2015-08-23
Catalyst Linux Driver Patched By Ubuntu For Linux 4.2 Kernel   Ubuntu   2015-08-12
GCC's JIT Library Is Still Working Out Speed Improvements   GNU   2015-08-06
GCC 5 Is Causing Headaches For Ubuntu Touch Developers   Ubuntu   2015-08-06
Debian Lands GCC 5 In Unstable Repo   Debian   2015-08-03
Mir 0.14 Features: Mir-On-X11 Work, GCC 5 Support   Ubuntu   2015-07-28
GCC 5 Is One Week Away From Landing In Ubuntu 15.10   Ubuntu   2015-07-21
GCC 5.2 Officially Released   GNU   2015-07-16
Python 3.5 Is Hitting Ubuntu 15.10 Very Soon   Ubuntu   2015-07-16
Intel's Broadwell i7-5775C Runs Much Happier On Fedora 22 Than Ubuntu Linux   Fedora   2015-07-14
NVIDIA Opens Up OpenACC Toolkit, But Only For Academia   NVIDIA   2015-07-13
Ubuntu 15.10 To Follow Debian In Its March To GCC 5   Ubuntu   2015-07-07
Debian Will Soon Make GCC 5 Its Default Compiler   Debian   2015-07-07
Linux 4, GCC v. Clang & Vulkan Were Among The Hot Stories So Far This Year   Free Software   2015-07-02
DragonFlyBSD 4.2 Released: Brings Improved Graphics & New Compiler   BSD   2015-06-29
Intel Is Landing More OpenMP 4.0 Functionality In LLVM Clang   Intel   2015-06-18
SUSE Continues Working On AMD HSA Support In GCC   AMD   2015-06-17
X.Org Server 1.17.2 Released   X.Org   2015-06-16
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Switching Over To GCC 5.1.1   GNU   2015-06-16
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.1 vs. GCC 6.0 SVN Compiler Benchmarks   GNU   2015-06-07
Fedora Server 22 Benchmarks With XFS & The Linux 4.0 Kernel   Fedora   2015-05-23
Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule Firmed Up   Ubuntu   2015-05-21
Fedora 21 vs. Fedora 22 Benchmarks   Fedora   2015-05-14
The Exciting Ubuntu 15.10 Linux News Of The Past Week   Ubuntu   2015-05-10
GCC 6 Will Look To Switch To C++11 By Default   GNU   2015-05-07
Ubuntu 15.10 Will Use The GCC 5 Compiler By Default   Ubuntu   2015-05-06
OpenMP 4.1 Support Is In The Works For GCC   GNU   2015-04-29
GCC 4.9.2 vs. GCC 5 Benchmarks On An Intel Xeon Haswell   GNU   2015-04-27
GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months   GNU   2015-04-25
GCC 5.1 Officially Released   GNU   2015-04-22
GCC 5.1 RC2 Arrives, GCC 5.1 Planned For Next Week   GNU   2015-04-18
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In GCC 5 Compiler   GNU   2015-04-17
An Extensive Look At The Changes Of GCC 5   GNU   2015-04-13
GCC 5.1 Release Candidate Now Available   GNU   2015-04-12
GCC 5 Is Branched, GCC 6.0 Enters Development   GNU   2015-04-12
GCC 5 Is Coming This Month With OpenMP 4.0, Offloading, Cilk Plus & More   GNU   2015-04-06
Go Language Improvements Coming For Ubuntu 15.04   Programming   2015-04-01
GCC 5 Compiler Is Getting Close To Being Released   GNU   2015-03-20
More Intel Skylake Graphics PCI IDs Get Revealed   Intel   2015-03-16
Modularizing GCC Gets Discussed, Again   GNU   2015-03-07
openSUSE Tumbleweed Continues Ascending   SUSE   2015-03-05
SPIR-V In GCC Is Already Being Talked About   GNU   2015-03-04
LLVM 3.6 & Clang 3.6 Deliver More Features, Complete C++14 Support   LLVM   2015-02-26
The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-02-26
GDB 7.9 Brings Improvements To The Python Scripting API   GNU   2015-02-20
LibreOffice Continues Moving Along With C++11 Adoption   LibreOffice   2015-02-08
How To Use GCC 5's OpenMP & OpenACC Offloading Support   GNU   2015-01-25
GCC 5 Will End Up Coming To Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-01-22
GCC Trunk Is Now In Stage 4 Ahead Of GCC 5   GNU   2015-01-19
OpenACC Changes Merged Today For GCC 5   GNU   2015-01-15
LLVM 3.6 Is Branched, Trunk Code Is Now For LLVM 3.7   LLVM   2015-01-15
Fedora 22 To Use Libinput On X.Org, Change Console Font & Have Local DNS Resolver   Fedora   2015-01-15
Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release Fedora 22 On Time   Fedora   2015-01-14
Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It   Fedora   2015-01-14
The GNU Offloading & Multi-Processing Runtime Library   GNU   2015-01-10
GCC 5 Feature Development Is Over With A Focus Now On Bug-Fixing   GNU   2015-01-09
GCC Soars Past 14.5 Million Lines Of Code & I'm Real Excited For GCC 5   GNU   2015-01-05
MIPS R6 Architecture Now Supported By GCC   GNU   2014-12-20