The Linaro Toolchain Working Group is pleased to announce the release
of both Linaro GCC 4.4 and Linaro GCC 4.5.
Linaro GCC 4.5 is the fifth release in the 4.5 series. Based off the
latest GCC 4.5.1+svn167157, it includes many ARM-focused performance
improvements and bug fixes.
Linaro GCC 4.4 is the fifth release in the 4.4 series. Based off the
latest GCC 4.4.5, it is a maintenance release that fixes one problem
found through use.
Interesting changes include:
* A new performance focused extension elimination pass
* Speed and size improvements when loading constants
* Performance improvements on compound conditionals
* A range of correctness improvements
The source tarballs are available from:
Downloads are available from the Linaro GCC page on Launchpad:
No changes have been committed to Linaro GDB 7.2 this month.
Tomorrow Linaro will release the Alpha-1 images. In anticipation of this
the release candidate has been produced and is ready for testing. If you
have supported hardware and are willing to test please head on over to:
and select an image type. Please take the files from the alpha-1-rc
directory and combine them with a alpha-1-rc hardware pack from the
hwpack directory at the same location. Instructions on how to do this
can be found at:
The QA tool, qatracker, has been setup ready for test results and can be
and instructions on how to test are available on the wiki at:
Alpha-1 is a very early snapshot of Linaro's development progress for
the 11.04 release. It *will* contain bugs but with the help of our
testers, these bugs will be squished as the development cycle
Linaro Release Manager