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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: gcc-5.2.0-1 (Test x86/x86_64)

On 10/6/2015 02:54, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 9/30/2015 7:15 AM, JonY wrote:
>> gcc-5.2.0-1 has been uploaded for 32bit and 64bit Cygwin.
>> This is the first series of the 5.x releases, and should be considered
>> as experimental as such.
> Just a HEADSUP for package maintainers who might want to try this: I
> installed this by clicking the Exp button in setup and choosing
> everything that seemed related to gcc.  This included binutils-2.25-2.
> It turns out that this test release is *not* related to the gcc-5
> release, and it has bugs that caused me problems.  So stick with
> binutils-2.25-1.
> [JonY, I can report the binutils-2.25-2 bug separately if you want
> details.  Briefly, I got errors when running 'nm -l' on some DLLs, on
> x86 only.]

Yes, I am aware that something weird is going on in the x86 binutils but
can't seem to pin it down anywhere. gcc builds hang when using the new
nm (or perhaps build very very slowly).

I'd be interested on your findings.

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