Linaro GCC 4.4 and 4.5 2010-12 released

Michael Hope michael.hope at
Tue Dec 14 02:55:36 UTC 2010

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.

-- Michael

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