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Subject: Re: ColdFire-rockbox and GCC 4.2.1

Re: ColdFire-rockbox and GCC 4.2.1

From: Tapio Kelloniemi <spammi.helevetti_at_nbl.fi>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 21:47:12 +0300

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 08:14:44PM +0200, Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Nils wrote:
> >And here is the tracker task :-)
> >http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/7832
>
> Thanks a lot. Now please remind me, what was the benefit of using 4.2.1
> again?

This is about 4.3 (not yet released). Here are news from gcc.gnu.org:

March 9, 2007
       All m68k targets now support ColdFire processors and offer the
       choice between ColdFire and non-ColdFire libraries at configure
       time. There have been several other significant changes to the
       m68k and ColdFire support. This work was contributed by Nathan
       Sidwell of CodeSourcery and others.

More details are in GCC's ChangeLogs (and possibly in gcc 4.3.0 release
notes).

IMHO Rockbox should support GCC 4.3 when it is released.

-- 
Tapio
Received on 2007-09-25

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