GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain 5-2016-q3-update

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GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain
Series:
5.0
Version:
5-2016-q3-update
Released:
2016-09-28  
Registrant:
Thomas Preud'homme
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2016-09-28
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Release notes 

The 5 2016q3 update release is available at:
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* https://launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded/5.0/5-2016-q3-update
* https://launchpad.net/~team-gcc-arm-embedded/+archive/ubuntu/ppa

Important bugs fixed in 5 update 3 release:
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* Removed MSP_S and PSP_S MRS/MSR special registers
* Fixed Thumb version detection in veneer generation
* Fixed documentation about newlib-nano in release.txt

Note
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* Further releases will only be available at https://developer.arm.com/open-source/gnu-toolchain/gnu-rm .

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New Features
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* ARMv8-M Baseline and Mainline beta support:
  + includes ARMv8-M Baseline atomics
* ARM PureCode support
* Thumb-2 long branch veneers

Known Changes and Issues
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* Thumb1 code size regression due to new register allocation:
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61578
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59535
* The use of 64-bit atomic operations for ARMv8-M is not supported.

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ARM PureCode support in ARMv7-M ARM PureCode support in ARMv7-M 5 Essential Andre Vieira  11 Implemented
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