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Subject: Re: Bumping arm and m68k toolchains to gcc 4.9.4

Re: Bumping arm and m68k toolchains to gcc 4.9.4

From: Marcin Bukat via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2020 09:23:49 +0200

sh toolchain used to have serious bug in jumptable generation. I may dig up
test case where it was easy to verify in disasm. This was showstopper long
time ago when I considered upgrade sh toolchain.

sob., 4 kwi 2020 o 20:36 Solomon Peachy via rockbox-dev <> napisaƂ(a):

> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 04:12:38PM -0400, Solomon Peachy via rockbox-dev
> wrote:
> > Unfortunately, I'm of little help on the testing/stabilization front; my
> > m68k target was stolen in 2009 and my only arm target that is (barely)
> > usable is a clip+ with very flaky flash.
> An update.
> Everything seems to function okay on my old clip+ (arm, sansa amsv2).
> I'm also able to directly confirm that MIPS native and MIPS hosted
> targets still work.
> One user on IRC said the iHP-H120 (m68k) target seems to work. arm926
> (ipod6g) also seems to be okay, modulo some intermittend bugs with SDL
> games (like quake) that already emit a bajillion compile warnings. Most
> worrisome, arm7tdmi (ipodmini2g) was completely broken. I belive that
> was due to incorrect multilib configuration in my toolchain, but the
> tester hasn't spoken back up since I rebuilt everything.
> Meanwhile, I managed to get a GCC 4.9.4 sh compiler going, and after a
> few minor code (and CFLAG) fixes, was able to successfully build the
> archos targets. Only one user out there that expressed a willingness to
> try that build, but no other feedback yet.
> Back to the bit mines!
> - Solomon
> --
> Solomon Peachy pizza at shaftnet dot org
> High Springs, FL ^^ (email/xmpp) ^^
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Received on 2020-04-05

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