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[v5,14/14] Documentation for ARC port

Message ID 20200409025615.27003-15-vgupta@synopsys.com
State New
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Series glibc port to ARC processors | expand

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Michael Kerrisk \(man-pages\) via Libc-alpha April 9, 2020, 2:56 a.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>
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 NEWS                | 9 +++++++++
 README              | 1 +
 manual/install.texi | 5 +++++
 3 files changed, 15 insertions(+)

Comments

Joseph Myers April 17, 2020, 11:13 p.m. UTC | #1
On Wed, 8 Apr 2020, Vineet Gupta via Libc-alpha wrote:

> +* Support for Synpsys ARC HS cores (ARCv2 ISA) running Linux.

I think there's a missing 'o' there in Synopsys.

> +  Port requires atleast

And a missing space in 'at least'.
Vineet Gupta April 17, 2020, 11:58 p.m. UTC | #2
On 4/17/20 4:13 PM, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Apr 2020, Vineet Gupta via Libc-alpha wrote:
> 
>> +* Support for Synpsys ARC HS cores (ARCv2 ISA) running Linux.
> 
> I think there's a missing 'o' there in Synopsys.

oops, fixed now.

> 
>> +  Port requires atleast
> 
> And a missing space in 'at least'.

Fixed.
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diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 14fd59a16a2d..6d17b6a0a087 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -17,6 +17,15 @@  Major new features:
     - rv32imafdc ilp32
     - rv32imafdc ilp32d
 
+* Support for Synpsys ARC HS cores (ARCv2 ISA) running Linux.
+
+  Port requires atleast
+    - binutils-2.32 (binutils-2_31-branch: commit 6ce881c15fc4, 2018-10-04)
+    - gcc 8.3 (gcc-8-stable: commit 0d5ba57508c5, 2019-01-29)
+    - Linux kernel 5.1+ (64-bit time and offsets)
+
+  Both Little and Big-Endian supported
+
 Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
   [Add deprecations, removals and changes affecting compatibility here]
diff --git a/README b/README
index cee86ab178cf..d0f0edb3930a 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@  The GNU C Library supports these configurations for using Linux kernels:
 
 	aarch64*-*-linux-gnu
 	alpha*-*-linux-gnu
+	arc*-*-linux-gnu
 	arm-*-linux-gnueabi
 	csky-*-linux-gnuabiv2
 	hppa-*-linux-gnu
diff --git a/manual/install.texi b/manual/install.texi
index 71bf47cac659..c4b11e4e7973 100644
--- a/manual/install.texi
+++ b/manual/install.texi
@@ -507,6 +507,9 @@  the newest version of the compiler that is known to work for building
 release time, GCC 9.2.1 is the newest compiler verified to work to build
 @theglibc{}.
 
+For ARC architecture builds, GCC 8.3 is needed which has the necessary
+fixes to support @theglibc{}.
+
 For multi-arch support it is recommended to use a GCC which has been built with
 support for GNU indirect functions.  This ensures that correct debugging
 information is generated for functions selected by IFUNC resolvers.  This
@@ -528,6 +531,8 @@  No other assembler or linker has the necessary functionality at the
 moment. As of release time, GNU @code{binutils} 2.32 is the newest
 verified to work to build @theglibc{}.
 
+ARC architecture needs @code{binutils} 2.32 for TLS related fixes.
+
 @item
 GNU @code{texinfo} 4.7 or later