[Buildroot] [PATCH] ARC: bump tools to 2014.12 release

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Mar 4 11:03:58 UTC 2015

Dear Alexey Brodkin,

On Mon,  2 Feb 2015 15:19:44 +0300, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> Now when new shiny tools are released by Synopsys we're ready for
> version update in Buildroot again.
> More details about arc-2014.12 release are available here:
> https://github.com/foss-for-synopsys-dwc-arc-processors/toolchain/releases/tag/arc-2014.12
> Following patches were removed from GCC since they are a part of release
> now:
>  * 200-size_type_unsigned_int.patch
>  * 300-ptrdiff_type_int.patch
>  * 400-call-arc_hazard-before-branch-shortening.patch
>  * 401-fix-length-attribute-for-casesi_load-pattern.patch
>  * 402-fix-length-of-instructions-that-are-in-delay-slot-and-needs-to-be-predicated.patch
>  * 403-update-casesi_compact_jump-instruction-length.patch
> But since arc-2014.12 tools are still based on GCC 4.8 following patches
> ar still relevant so moving to the new folder to match ARC gcc bump.
>  * 100-libstdcxx-uclibc-c99.patch
>  * 910-gcc-poison-system-directories.patch
> Binutils are still based on 2.23 so following patch still makes sense:
>  * 600-poison-system-directories.patch
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin at synopsys.com>
> Cc: Anton Kolesov <akolesov at synopsys.com>
> Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>
> Cc: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>

It seems like the update of GDB for ARC is causing some build problems:


It's trying to build a shared libbfd.so using a statically compiled
libiberty.a which wasn't built with -fPIC. I don't know if the problem
is specific to ARC GDB or not.

Can you have a look?


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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