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

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Oct 21 03:20:37 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 00:07 +1000, Allan McRae 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

Maybe I'm a bit late with this, but could you also split the fortran and
objc libs to their own package or leave them in gcc-libs? The compilers
for these languages take up 9MB and 18MB of the total package, where the
libs are small.

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