[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/10] Proposals of deprecation/removal, mainly affecting toolchain

Waldemar Brodkorb wbx at openadk.org
Tue Jul 1 18:36:14 UTC 2014

Thomas Petazzoni wrote,
> Hello,
> This set of patches proposes a certain number of deprecation or
> removal. They are mostly independent from each other:
>  - Deprecation of the AVR32 architecture.
>  - Removal of old binutils versions
>  - Removal of uClibc
>  - Removal of gcc 4.3.x and 4.6.x
>  - Removal of gdb 7.4 and 7.5
>  - Removal of busybox version selection
> Let me know what you think about those various proposals.

I would even suggest to switch binutils to 2.24 as default.
I had no problems with 2.24 for a long time on different
architectures. It is not so problematic as gcc, where I am more
conservative, too.

best regards

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