Ubuntu GCC version numbers
doko at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 27 13:01:37 BST 2010
On 26.08.2010 15:54, Andrew Stubbs wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just discovered that Ubuntu is not using the Linaro release
> information in the --version string. This is not ideal when we get bug
> reports as it makes it hard to understand what Linaro release to use to
> reproduce the issue.
Yes. The Linoro version misuses the DEV-PHASE field, and introduces another pair
of parantheses, and a pair of square brackets. How much version parsing code
out there will break with the new schema? I didn't want to find out for
The builds are configured with --pkg-version, and add mention Linaro in this
$ gcc --version
gcc (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.4.4-9ubuntu2) 4.4.5 20100824 (prerelease)
$ gcc-4.5 --version
gcc-4.5 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.1-2ubuntu2) 4.5.1
> Therefore, I've created a new wiki page to track the mappings:
> For now this only applies to GCC, but no doubt other tools will follow.
> Please help keep it up to date if you find a version is missing. I've
> added it to the GCC release process wiki page, so hopefully it should
> get looked at at least once a month.
btw, when is -0 and -1 used at end of the Linaro version?
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