[PATCH] Added binutils 2.21.53
Thu Sep 29 01:54:00 GMT 2011
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:23 PM, Yann E. MORIN
> Michael, All,
> On Wednesday 28 September 2011 09:00:45 Michael Hope wrote:
>> # HG changeset patch
>> # User Michael Hope <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> # Date 1317176951 -46800
>> # Node ID 8787c0fd1b726a336314e3a29db4ebe9ef73c8ad
>> # Parent e198132ce41a142d6a05df3906814116a5c904bb
>> Added binutils 2.21.53.
> I also rewrote the desc-line (as per the as-yet-undocumented nomenclature!)
> binutils/binutils: added 2.21.53 snapshot
>> binutils 2.21 doesn't recognise the Cortex-M3 SVC instruction when
>> assembling with -mcpu=all. This was fixed by the 2.21.53 snapshot and
>> is needed to build RTOSs such as FreeRTOS.
> I'm _usually_ a bit reluctant to adding snapshots, even behind EXPERIMENTAL.
> Do you have an idea on the time-frame for binutils 2.22 (or whatever it's
> gonna be numbered) ?
I'm afraid I don't know when 2.22 will be out. binutils is
interesting as the snapshots are very stable - stable enough that
Ubuntu 11.10, Debian unstable, and Fedora 16 all use the 2.21.53
> The reason I do not really like snapshots is that I would like crosstool-NG
> to be as production-ready as possible. And snapshots are not really
> production-ready, I think.
> Of course, there are some places (eg. uClibc) where snapshots are available
> to use. uClibc is a different player, as the releases are quite spaced in
> time that using a snapshot can be usefull.
> Don't get me wrong. I like it that new features get added to crosstool-NG!
> I'm just not confident with maintaining unstable stuff. You know, that
> 24h-in-a-day limitation... ;-)
No worries. I'll keep it as a local patch and update when 2.22 comes out.
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