FYI: making the GDB 7.8 release tomorrow!

Will Newton
Thu Jul 31 17:31:00 GMT 2014

On 31 July 2014 13:19, Joel Brobecker <> wrote:
>> I notice that gdb 7.8 is available as gz and xz tarballs. How are you
>> building these? src-release seems to only support gz and bz2 at the
>> moment.
> I use src-release to build the .tar file, but then my scripts take
> over in creating the compressed archives.
> --
> Joel

Would adding support for xz to src-release be something people would
be interested in? I use src-release (slightly modified) for building
tarballs for Linaro releases and xz support is still on my todo list.

Will Newton
Toolchain Working Group, Linaro

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