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Update INSTALL to mention latest GCC version successfully used.
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:56:07 -0500
- Subject: Update INSTALL to mention latest GCC version successfully used.
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
If nobody objects I'll install this tomorrow to update the fact that newer
stable GCC can be used to build glibc. I use stable GCC 5.3.1 every day.
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index c70ea9f..eb8d094 100644
@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ build the GNU C Library:
GCC 4.7 or higher is required. In general it is recommended to use
the newest version of the compiler that is known to work for
building the GNU C Library, as newer compilers usually produce
- better code. As of release time, GCC 4.9.2 is the newest compiler
+ better code. As of release time, GCC 5.3.1 is the newest compiler
verified to work to build the GNU C Library.
You can use whatever compiler you like to compile programs that use