[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/spidermonkey: depends on host gcc >= 4.9

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Dec 5 20:58:28 UTC 2019

On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 13:54:41 -0800
Adam Duskett <aduskett at gmail.com> wrote:

> Before this get's added I do want to make another suggestion:
> Open embedded also has a patch that reverts the reliance on C++14
> back to C++11, allowing the host GCC version to be >= 4.8.
> https://github.com/openembedded/meta-openembedded/blob/master/meta-oe/recipes-extended/mozjs/mozjs/fallback-to-2011-C%2B%2B-standard.patch

So what this patch seems to imply is that in fact gcc 4.9 is not really
required by the spidermonkey code. If that's the case, then yes I
believe having the patch is probably nicer than having to propagate the


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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