[arch-dev-public] Test repository with gcc8

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 13 14:29:11 UTC 2018

On 2018-02-13 15:19, Baptiste Jonglez wrote:
> On 13-02-18, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
>> On 2018-02-04 14:02, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've prepared external repository with GCC 8 built from trunk (as there
>>> is no stable release yet) that also contains glibc 2.27 and binutils 2.30.
>>> [gcc8]
>>> Server = http://pkgbuild.com/~bpiotrowski/gcc8/
>>> From less obvious packaging changes, glibc no longer ships with obsolete
>>> rpc and nsl, which means that you should switch your packages to
>>> libtirpc; also if your nsswitch.conf still contains "compat" instead of
>>> "files", better fix it before reboot. If for some reason you still use
>>> nsl, the repository also ships libnsl and libnsl_nis packages.
>>> As usually, simple things build, and colossi like LibreOffice don't, but
>>> I haven't had time yet to check why. If you found some issue, the best
>>> would be to reply either here or arch-general.
>>> Enjoy,
>>> Bartłomiej
>> I have updated gcc in the repository to snapshot from 2018-02-11
>> (r257571). Additionally, if you have access to soyuz, the repo can be
>> easily used in build chroots with 'gcc8-x86_64-build' command (which
>> also enables [testing]).
> Nice, thanks!
> Could you enable the password-less rules for sudo that are already setup
> for extra-x86_64-build?  Currently gcc8-x86_64-build asks for a sudo
> password, but most of us are not sudoers on soyuz (and don't need to be).
> Baptiste

Try now. My change may be overwritten as I didn't add it to our Ansible
playbooks but I cross my fingers to see 8.1.0 soon.


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