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Linaro GCC 4.6 and 4.5 2012.01 released


The Linaro Toolchain Working Group is pleased to announce the 2012.01 release of Linaro GCC 4.6 and Linaro GCC 4.5.

No changes were made in Linaro GDB this month and, as such, no release has been made.

Linaro GCC 2012.01

Linaro GCC 4.6 2012.01 is the eleventh release in the 4.6 series. Based off the latest GCC 4.6.2+svn182894 release, it contains a few bug fixes from over the Christmas break.

Interesting changes

  • Updates to 4.6.2+svn182894


  • PR51301 ICE in vectorized widening multiplies

  • LP: #897583 Code generation bug with -O2 (-foptimize-sibling-calls)

  • LP: #736661 armel FTBFS due to compiler ICE

Linaro GCC 4.5 2012.01

Linaro GCC 4.5 2012.01 is the seventeenth release in the 4.5 series.

Interesting changes

  • Updates to 4.5.3+svn182893


  • LP: #736661 armel FTBFS due to compiler ICE

Common details

The source tarballs are available from:

Downloads are available from the Linaro GCC page on Launchpad:

More information on the features and issues are available from the release page:

Mailing list:



Commercial support: Inquire at support at

Originally posted to the linaro-announce mailing list by Michael Hope on Thursday, January, 12, 2012

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