Archive for March 2019

GNU Tools Cauldron 2019

Simon Marchi just announced that the next GNU Tools Cauldron will be in Montreal, Canada from Thursday September 12 till Sunday September 15. The purpose of this workshop is to gather all GNU tools developers, discuss current/future work, coordinate efforts, exchange reports on ongoing efforts, discuss development plans for the next 12 months, developer tutorials […]

Usability improvements in GCC 9

David Malcolm wrote a really nice blog post on Usability improvements in GCC 9 describing nicer looking diagnostics, the JSON output format, simpler C++ errors, tracking down bad initializations, optimizer diagnostics and new fix-it hints. Perhaps a deeper change is that we now have a set of user experience guidelines for GCC, to try to […]

Buildbot CI for DWZ

Thanks to Tom de Vries your favorite DWARF Compression tool DWZ now has a testsuite. And there is now also a buildbot CI that tests various combinations of Fedora, CentOS and Debian on armhf, aarch64, ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64 and i386 to make sure no regressions slip in during development. Happy hacking!