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Fedora 24 Will Adopt GCC 6, Meaning That A Lot Of Packages Need To Be Recompiled

The Fedora developers have decided to adopt GCC 6 for Fedora 24, but this means that a lot of packages need to be recompiled. The official announcement: “GCC 6 is currently in stage3, will move to stage4 around mid-January, in

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The GCC Developers May Move The Development From SVN To Git

As you may know, GCC is currently using the Subversion (SVN) repository, but a Git mirror is already created. At the GNU Tools Cauldron 2015 in Prague, the developers have announced that they are thinking of switching to Git as

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Debian Sid (Unstable) Now Uses GCC 5.x As The Default Compiler

As we have previously written, both the Ubuntu and the Debian developers have decided to make GCC 5.x the default compiler on their future Linux systems. While the Ubuntu Touch branch based on Ubuntu 15.10 already uses GCC 5, Debian

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After One Month Of Delay, New Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf Daily Images Have Been Promoted

It’s been one month since the latest Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf daily build image has been promoted, but Canonical has improved the builds to pass all the automated tests just now. This is the bug reported on Launchpad: I’m not

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GCC 4.9 Will Be The Default Compiler Of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn And Debian

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the development of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn has already started. For now, Ubuntu 14.10 is the same system as Ubuntu 14.04 (using Kernel 3.13), but with some under-development additions, but the Canonical developers

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How To Install GCC 4.8.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS Via PPA

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know it is very important to have the compilers from the system up to date, in order to successfully build applications from sources. GCC, the GNU Compiler Collection is a package that includes C,

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