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

GCC 6 Articles & Reviews

Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8 Benchmarks   Software   2017-07-23
AMD Ryzen AOCC 1.0 Compiler Tuning Benchmarks   Software   2017-05-21
Benchmarking AMD's New AOCC Compiler For Ryzen   Software   2017-05-19
LLVM Clang 3.9.1, Clang 4.0 & GCC 6.3 With Intel's Clear Linux   Software   2017-04-18
GCC Compiler Tests At A Variety Of Optimization Levels Using Clear Linux   Software   2017-03-27
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
GCC 6.2 vs. Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance On Clear Linux With Intel Kaby Lake   Software   2016-11-17
Early GCC 7 Compiler Benchmarks On Linux: Some Performance Improvements   Software   2016-09-12
GCC 6.1 vs. LLVM Clang 3.9 Compiler Performance   Software   2016-05-10
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.3 vs. GCC 6.1 On A Debian Xeon E5 Linux System   Software   2016-05-07
GCC 5.2 Compiler Benchmarks With ARM Cortex-A57 A Mixed Bag   Software   2015-11-18

GCC 6 Linux & Open-Source News

GCC 11 Proposal Would Default To C++17 Level Features   GNU   2020-05-17
The Hurd Microkernel Still Isn't Ready But GNU Had A Great 2010s With GCC + Other Projects   GNU   2019-12-25
GCC 10 Has C++20 Concepts Support In Order   GNU   2019-10-21
OpenIndiana Hipster 2019.04 Brings MATE 1.22, More Python 3 Porting   Operating Systems   2019-05-12
GCC 6.5 Released To End Out The GCC6 Series   GNU   2018-10-26
GCC 6.5 Is Being Prepared As The Last GCC6 Compiler Release   GNU   2018-10-12
GCC's Conversion To Git Is Still Turning Out To Be A Massive Headache   GNU   2018-07-30
SysVinit 2.90 Released With Fixes & Better Support For Newer Compilers   Free Software   2018-06-19
GCC 9 Drops Support For Older ARM Microarchitecture Versions   GNU   2018-05-19
OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.04, Drops GNOME 2 For MATE + Adds KPTI For Meltdown   Oracle   2018-04-28
OpenIndiana Has Upgraded To The GCC 6 Compiler   Oracle   2018-02-17
GCC 7.3 Preparing For Release To Ship Spectre Patches   GNU   2018-01-17
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   2017-12-31
LLVM Continued In Its Quest For Innovative Compiler Dominance In 2017   LLVM   2017-12-26
LLVM Clang 6.0 Now Defaults To C++14   LLVM   2017-12-09
Alpine Linux 3.7 Brings EFI Support, Installer Option For GRUB   Operating Systems   2017-11-30
GCC 5.5 Released, That's It For GCC5   GNU   2017-10-10
Knoppix 8.1 Now Available For A Retro Linux Experience In 2017   Operating Systems   2017-09-27
GCC 5.5 Will Come Before Killing Off GCC5   GNU   2017-09-17
Keeping The Ryzen Threadripper Busy With An Array Of Compiler Benchmarks   AMD   2017-08-28
Ryzen, Windows 10 & Laptop Survey Piqued Linux Users In July   Phoronix   2017-08-01
Ubuntu 17.10 Soon Switching Over To GCC 7   Ubuntu   2017-07-27
GCC 6.4 Compiler Released   GNU   2017-07-04
GCC 6.4 To Be Released In Early July   GNU   2017-06-16
openSUSE Tumbleweed Switches Over To GCC 7   SUSE   2017-06-01
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting This Month   Phoronix   2017-05-31
Genode OS 17.05 Released, Switches To GCC 6.3, Kernel/Platform Improvements   Operating Systems   2017-05-31
Alpine Linux 3.6 Release Brings PPC64LE & s390x Support, Updated Packages   Operating Systems   2017-05-25
GCC Developers Potentially Deprecating Intel MPX   Intel   2017-05-24
NVIDIA Details CUDA 9 Features, Allows C++14 In Device Code   NVIDIA   2017-05-11
GCC 6/7 Gets A Performance-Sensitive Fix   GNU   2017-05-09
PGI 17.4 Compiler Tests vs. GCC 6.3 vs. LLVM Clang 4.0   LLVM   2017-05-04
GCC 6 Becoming Auxiliary Compiler In OpenIndiana   Operating Systems   2017-04-24
Clear Linux Switches From ACPI CPUFreq To P-State   Clear Linux   2017-04-12
Changes To Find With The Upcoming Release Of GCC 7   GNU   2017-04-09
The GNU Toolchain Has Made Much Progress So Far In 2017   GNU   2017-03-17
More Benchmarks Of The Latest Ubuntu 17.04 vs. Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2017-03-01
Haiku OS Begins Prepping For Ryzen, Subpixel Rendering   Operating Systems   2017-02-28
Linux From Scratch 8.0 Released   Operating Systems   2017-02-26
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
GCC 6.3 Compiler Released   GNU   2016-12-21
GCC 6.3 Release Candidate Now Available   GNU   2016-12-15
GCC 6.3 Should Be Here By Christmas   GNU   2016-12-06
Forum Spam/Filtering Redesign; 300+ Linux News/Articles/Reviews For November   Phoronix   2016-12-01
OpenMP 4.5 Fortran Support Is Being Worked On For GCC 7   GNU   2016-11-10
KDE3-Forked Desktop Updated With Partial FreeBSD Support, Compatibility For GCC 6   KDE   2016-11-09
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
GCC 6.2 Compiler Released   GNU   2016-08-22
The Speed Of Ubuntu 16.10 Currently Versus Ubuntu 16.04, Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2016-08-06
GCC 6.2 Is Coming Quite Soon   GNU   2016-08-05
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
GCC 6 & Mesa 12.0 Land In Tumbleweed, 42.2 Leap To Have GNOME 3.20   SUSE   2016-07-14
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting Linux Milestones So Far This Year   Phoronix   2016-06-28
Debian Stretch Continues Eyeing GCC 6   Debian   2016-06-24
I Am Super Excited About Fedora 24   Fedora   2016-06-21
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Will Very Soon Have GCC 6   SUSE   2016-06-15
GDB Debugger Now Supports The Rust Language, Other GNU Toolchain Improvements   GNU   2016-06-03
GCC 5.4 Compiler Released, Fixed 147+ Bugs   GNU   2016-06-03
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Soon Switching To Linux 4.6, Clear Linux Already On 4.6   Clear Linux   2016-06-01
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
HSA IL Front-End Proposed For GCC   GNU   2016-05-16
GCC 6.1 Compiler Optimization Level Benchmarks: -O0 To -Ofast + FLTO   GNU   2016-05-14
Fedora 24 Beta Released   Fedora   2016-05-10
Intel's Clear Linux Distribution Switches Over To GCC 6.1 By Default   Clear Linux   2016-05-09
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
Fedora 25 Not Scheduling A Mass Rebuild Is Raising Some Concerns   Fedora   2016-05-03
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 7.0 Now In Development, GCC 6.1 Likely Coming Next Week   GNU   2016-04-15
GCC 4.9 vs. 5.3 vs. 6.0 Compiler Benchmarks On Debian 8.4   GNU   2016-04-14
Recapping The New Features Of GCC 6: OpenMP 4.5, HSA, C++14, AMD Zen & More   GNU   2016-04-11
Fedora 24 Alpha Benchmarks   Fedora   2016-04-01
Fedora 24 Alpha Is Looking Great, Running Well   Fedora   2016-03-31
LTO'ing LibreOffice With GCC 6   LibreOffice   2016-03-19
GCC 6 Is On Track To Be Officially Released In About One Month   GNU   2016-03-10
Fedora 23 vs. Rawhide Performance Tests, Xorg vs. Wayland & More   Fedora   2016-03-04
ARM Adds Cortex-A32 Support To GCC Compiler   GNU   2016-02-24
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
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics Drivers Were Hot This Month   Phoronix   2016-01-31
AMD & NVIDIA Acceleration With GCC, LLVM Clang   LLVM   2016-01-20
AMD HSA Support Merged Into GCC Trunk   AMD   2016-01-19
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source & Linux   Free Software   2016-01-17
AMD HSA Support Finally Appears Ready To Be Merged In GCC   AMD   2016-01-13
Hundreds Of Ubuntu Packages Are Failing To Build With GCC 6   Ubuntu   2016-01-13
GCC 6 Will Warn You About Misleading Code Indentations   GNU   2016-01-10
Fedora 24 Will Indeed Be Delayed, Plus Other Changes Approved   Fedora   2016-01-08
Fedora 24 Will Likely Be Delayed   Fedora   2016-01-07
The Most Popular Programming & Compiler News Of 2015   Programming   2015-12-31
GCC 6 Is Being Planned For Fedora 24   Fedora   2015-12-22
GCC Compiler Patches Implementing AMD HSA Revised For Merging   GNU   2015-12-07
GCC 5.3 Officially Released   GNU   2015-12-04
GNU UPC Hopes To Merge For GCC 6   GNU   2015-12-01
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
AMD Plans To Contribute Heterogeneous Compute Compiler   AMD   2015-11-16
OpenMP 4.5 Now Available   Standards   2015-11-14
GCC 6 To Enable Intel's MPX Library By Default   GNU   2015-11-13
Among The Changes/Features Coming For GCC 6   GNU   2015-11-10
GCC 6 Feature Development Will Be Over This Week   GNU   2015-11-09
SUSE Looks To Mainline The AMD HSA Support In GCC   GNU   2015-11-05
NVIDIA GPU Offloading Support For GCC Is Still Up & Coming   GNU   2015-10-26
AMD Is Ready To Land Zen Processor Support In The GCC Compiler   AMD   2015-10-04
HSA Accelerator Support Should Be Usable For GCC 6   GNU   2015-08-23
GCC's JIT Library Is Still Working Out Speed Improvements   GNU   2015-08-06
GCC 5.2 Officially Released   GNU   2015-07-16
Debian Will Soon Make GCC 5 Its Default Compiler   Debian   2015-07-07
SUSE Continues Working On AMD HSA Support In GCC   AMD   2015-06-17
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.1 vs. GCC 6.0 SVN Compiler Benchmarks   GNU   2015-06-07
GCC's JIT Library Could Soon Be Around 5x Faster   GNU   2015-06-02
GCC 6 Gets Support For The IBM z13 Mainframe Server   GNU   2015-05-23
GCC 6 Will Look To Switch To C++11 By Default   GNU   2015-05-07
OpenMP 4.1 Support Is In The Works For GCC   GNU   2015-04-29
GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months   GNU   2015-04-25
Features Thus Far For The Linux 4.1 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-04-19
Linux 4.1 Should Work With GCC 6, Future Versions Of GCC   Linux Kernel   2015-04-16
GCC 5.1 Release Candidate Now Available   GNU   2015-04-12
GCC 5 Is Branched, GCC 6.0 Enters Development   GNU   2015-04-12
SPIR-V In GCC Is Already Being Talked About   GNU   2015-03-04
GCC 5.0 Is Expected Next Year   GNU   2014-07-21