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

Re: Bumping arm, sh, and m68k toolchains to gcc 4.9.4

From: Solomon Peachy via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2020 13:37:01 -0400

On Mon, Jul 06, 2020 at 07:06:04PM +0200, Sascha Lüdecke via rockbox-dev wrote:
> Great to see progress! Is there an easy way to support the migration
> with testing on a iRiver DX90
> ([1] ) ?

The DX50 and DX90 are actually unaffected by these proposed toolchain
changes, as they rely on the tooling provided by the Android NDK.

Coincidentally, several months ago I revamped the DX50/DX90 builds to
use a much newer (but still the oldest available) version of the Android
NDK, moving from gcc 4.6 to gcc 4.9 and turned on much higher levels of
CPU-specific optimizations.

So, if you could try using a recent-ish nightly build on your DX90, we
can confirm the tooling changes did not introduce any regressions.

There are also several DX90-related bugs in the tracker [1] that need
to be confirmed as still present or closed.


 - Solomon

Solomon Peachy			      pizza at shaftnet dot org (email&xmpp)
                                      _at_pizza:shaftnet dot org   (matrix)
High Springs, FL                      speachy (freenode)

Received on 2020-07-06

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