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[v6,13/13] Documentation for ARC port

Message ID 20200423014126.10417-14-vgupta@synopsys.com
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Series glibc port to ARC processors | expand

Commit Message

Vineet Gupta April 23, 2020, 1:41 a.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>
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 NEWS                | 9 +++++++++
 README              | 1 +
 manual/install.texi | 4 ++++
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diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 0e627b34057d..d59c1ffb96e1 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -15,6 +15,15 @@  Major new features:
 
 * New locale added: ckb_IQ (Kurdish/Sorani spoken in Iraq)
 
+* Support for Synopsys ARC HS cores (ARCv2 ISA) running Linux.
+
+  Port requires at least
+    - 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
+
 * The GNU C Library now loads audit modules listed in the DT_AUDIT and
   DT_DEPAUDIT dynamic section entries of the main executable.
 
diff --git a/README b/README
index 31c5da0405bd..903f07e4840a 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..e1f15656cdc0 100644
--- a/manual/install.texi
+++ b/manual/install.texi
@@ -507,6 +507,8 @@  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 or higher is needed.
+
 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 +530,8 @@  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 or higher for TLS related fixes.
+
 @item
 GNU @code{texinfo} 4.7 or later