Re: [PATCH] compiler/gcc: Raise minimum GCC version for kernel builds to 4.8
From: Guenter Roeck
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 11:30:10 EST
On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 09:41:37PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> It is very rare to see versions of GCC prior to 4.8 being used to build
> the mainline kernel. These old compilers are also known to have codegen
> issues which can lead to silent miscompilation:
> Raise the minimum GCC version to 4.8 for building the kernel and remove
> some tautological Kconfig dependencies as a consequence.
My hexagon compiler is v4.6.1, and I have been unable to find a more
recent version. Does anyone happen to have a pointer to a hexagon toolchain
with gcc 4.8 or later ?