[PATCH 0/6] use binutils 2.36.1 and gcc 10 by default
stijn at linux-ipv6.be
Sun Aug 15 05:00:51 PDT 2021
On 15/08/2021 14:53, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> Thank you Stijn for taking care of this toolchain upgrade and Rosen
> for preparing it.
Thanks for reviewing!
> On 8/15/21 12:51 PM, Stijn Tintel wrote:
>> Since 21.02 has been branched, it's a good time to switch master to a
>> more recent toolchain by default. I have been test-driving binutils
>> 2.36.1 and gcc 10.3 for months on many different targets without issues.
>> Additionally I've compile-tested x86/64 with CONFIG_ALL_PACKAGES=y, and
>> all packages in OpenWrt core build fine.
> Did you compile umbim on MIPS 32 bit? I think I only saw the warning
> on such systems.
Compile-tested on ramips, my proposed change fixes the warning.
>> The packages feed contains a few packages that will need to be fixed.
>> One of them is the perl package. Unfortunately, the perl package seems
>> to contain a bunch of undocumented patches that have either not been
>> accepted by upstream, or haven't been submitted upstream at all, so
>> I'll leave it up to the maintainer(s) and/or community to handle the
>> perl bump, as I do not use perl at all.
>> Another package that doesn't build is gnupg (v1). Users are encouraged
>> to use gnupg2 instead. I suggest to drop gnupg v1 entirely.
>> After many hours of fixing random breakage in the packages feed, many of
>> which not even caused by the GCC bump, I gave up and decided to just
>> send out this patch series.
> Did you create pull request for the packages which you fix?
Yes, see https://github.com/openwrt/packages/pulls :-)
> Someone can later fix the rest of them. ;-)
> Did you check if the size of some of our images changed?
I did not. I can do that, but it'll take some time. I started regularly
wiping build_dir/ staging_dir/ and tmp/ due to vague heisenbugs that
>> Stijn Tintel (6):
>> busybox: fix compilation with GCC 10
>> umbim: fix compilation with GCC 10
>> toolchain/binutils: switch to version 2.36.1 by default
>> toolchain/gcc: switch to version 10 by default
>> toolchain: drop GCC 9
>> toolchain: drop binutils 2.35.1
> I would prefer if we wait 1 months till we drop gcc 9 and binutils
> 2.35.1, if we see some problems with gcc 10 and the new binutils we
> can easily try the intermediate versions if they are still included.
> We can then remove gcc 7 and 9 and binutils 2.32 and 2.35.1.
I will drop them for now.
>> package/network/utils/umbim/patches/999-gcc10.patch | 13 +++++++++++++
>> package/utils/busybox/Makefile | 3 ---
>> toolchain/binutils/Config.in | 6 +-----
>> toolchain/binutils/Config.version | 6 +-----
>> toolchain/gcc/Config.in | 5 +----
>> toolchain/gcc/Config.version | 13 ++++---------
>> 6 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)
>> create mode 100644 package/network/utils/umbim/patches/999-gcc10.patch
Updated series at
- shall I send a v2, or can we ack the series as is over there?
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