GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain 5-2016-q3-update

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GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain
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1 Andre Vieira
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Release notes 

The 5 2016q3 update release is available at:


Important bugs fixed in 5 update 3 release:

* 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


* Further releases will only be available at .


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New Features

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

Known Changes and Issues

* Thumb1 code size regression due to new register allocation:
* 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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