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SubjectRe: [PATCH] compiler/gcc: Raise minimum GCC version for kernel builds to 4.8
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:
>
> https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=58145
>
> 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 ?

Thanks,
Guenter

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