Re: [PATCH] Raise the minimum GCC version to 5.2

From: Ben Dooks
Date: Tue May 04 2021 - 04:33:05 EST

On 02/05/2021 03:41, Joe Perches wrote:
On Sat, 2021-05-01 at 17:52 +0200, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
On Sat, May 1, 2021 at 5:17 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

More cleanups will be possible as follow-up patches, but this one must
be agreed and applied to the mainline first.

+1 This will allow me to remove the __has_attribute hack in

Why not raise the minimum gcc compiler version even higher?

Some of us are a bit stuck as either customer refuses to upgrade
their build infrastructure or has paid for some old but safety
blessed version of gcc. These often lag years behind the recent
gcc releases :(

Ben Dooks
Senior Engineer Codethink - Providing Genius