[M3devel] FW: GCC 4.6.0 Released

Jay K jay.krell at cornell.edu
Tue Mar 29 10:07:08 CEST 2011

I assume we want it and yeah I might get to it.
I'd like to continue to avoid the gmp/mpfr/mpc dependencies, as well as not bothering with LTO for the forseable future.

 - Jay

From: hosking at cs.purdue.edu
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 22:38:00 -0400
To: jay.krell at cornell.edu
CC: m3devel at elegosoft.com
Subject: Re: [M3devel] FW: GCC 4.6.0 Released

Are you volunteering?  ;-)

On Mar 28, 2011, at 8:04 PM, Jay K wrote:for us to consider..

> Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 09:25:57 +0200
> From: jakub at redhat.com
> To: gcc-announce at gcc.gnu.org
> CC: gcc at gcc.gnu.org
> Subject: GCC 4.6.0 Released
> The GNU Compiler Collection version 4.6.0 has been released.
> GCC 4.6.0 is a major release, containing substantial new functionality
> not available in GCC 4.5.x or previous GCC releases.
> The "link-time optimization" framework introduced in GCC 4.5.0 has been
> significantly improved in this release, it is now possible to compile
> very large applications like Mozilla or GCC itself with LTO.
> GCC can now partially inline functions, inlining just hot short path
> to exit and keeping the rest of the function out of line.
> Support for the upcoming C++0x standard has been notably improved,
> Fortran 2003 and 2008 has been greatly extended and many other frontends
> undergone substantial changes as well.
> Many other improvements have been added and more than thousand of bugs
> have been fixed in various parts of the compiler collection.
> See:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.6/changes.html
> for more information about changes in GCC 4.6.0.
> This release is available from the FTP servers listed here:
> http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html
> The release is in gcc/gcc-4.6.0/ subdirectory.
> If you encounter difficulties using GCC 4.6, please do not contact me
> directly. Instead, please visit http://gcc.gnu.org for information
> about getting help.
> As always, a vast number of people contributed to this GCC releases --
> far too many to thank individually!

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