[Buildroot] [PATCH] toolchain: Bump ARC tools to arc-2017.09-eng008

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Sep 14 17:20:57 UTC 2017


Thanks for this update. One question below though.

On Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:37:02 +0300, Alexey Brodkin wrote:

> Now speaking about arc-2017.09 series it is built on top
> of upstream GCC 7.1.1 and Binutils 2.29 so please expect
> all kinds of breakages related to GCC 7.x as we saw earlier
> with move from 4.8 to 6.x :)

If those new versions are now based on upstream gcc 7.x and binutils
2.29, why do we still use the Synopsys specific versions? Do you still
have a large stack of patches on top of the upstream versions?

Best regards,

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

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