[arch-dev-public] binutils-2.20 toolchain rebuild in [testing]

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 15:45:44 EDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi
> The binutils-2.20 toolchain rebuild is in [testing] for i686.  I will do
> the x86_64 rebuilds in the next day or two.  A summary of changes:
> kernel-headers - bump to latest
> binutils - bump to latest
> glibc - grab upstream patchset for proposed future stable release, fix
> overflow bug (FS#16253), patch to build against latest binutils
> gcc - bump to latest, use package spitting (gcc-libs, gcc, gcc-fortran,
> gcc-objc), move static libraries from gcc-libs to gcc, add gcc-ada
> package, do not run fixincludes during build.
> I will call for a signoff a few days after getting the x86_64 builds done.
> Allan

FYI, kernel-headers would be a candidate for the any arch. However, if
you do the switch, then you'll need to release the toolchain for both
arches at the same time otherwise it might break some stuff.

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