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Re: [PATCH v2 4/6] powerpc64le: Require at least GCC 6.2 for powerpc64le
On Thu, 22 Jun 2017, Steven Munroe wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-06-21 at 23:27 +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
> > I see no problem with this, but as far as I'm concerned it's for powerpc
> > maintainers to review.
> I am Ok with this as it is specific to powerpc64le and will not impact
> the other PPC platforms.
> But I would prefer a compile test for __float128 and the require 'q'
> suffix builtins over s GCC version test. This would allow for clang/llvm
> compiles (once they complete their float128 support).
The proposed test is for 6.2. I presume that's because of some fix that
wasn't in 6.1 - is it straightforward to make the feature test cover
whatever's missing and so reject attempts to build with 6.1?
Joseph S. Myers