GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain 6-2016-q4-major

The first 6 release

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Project:
GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain
Series:
6.0
Version:
6-2016-q4-major
Released:
2016-12-21  
Registrant:
Andre Vieira
Release registered:
2016-12-21
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1 Thomas Preud'homme
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New Features
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Features:
* All GCC 6 features, plus latest mainline features:
  + Full ARMv8-M support including atomics and Security Extensions
  + ARM PURECODE support for ARMv7-M and ARMv8-M Mainline
  + Co-processor intrinsics support
  + Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 support
  + -mthumb optional for Cortex-M devices

Important bugs fixed in 6 major release:
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* Fix redundant load in loop
  https://answers.launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded/+question/259553
* Fixed stack corruption when using high registers and LR register
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=77933
* Fixed internal compiler error when compiling empty FIQ interrupt handler
  https://bugs.launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded/+bug/1454506
* Fix internal compiler error with LTO when building g++.dg/lto/20081219 testcase
* Fixed callee-saved register trashing when clobbering SP register
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=77904
* Fixed internal compiler error when using -mslow-flash-data and floating-point
  operations
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=71607
* Fixed wrong code generation with indirect sibbling calls
  https://bugs.launchpad.net/gcc-arm-embedded/+bug/1616992
* Fixed spurious code removal
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=78617

Known Changes and Issues
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* Windows wildcard support missing
* Thumb1 code size regression due to new register allocation:
  https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59535
* Multilib is now enabled with --with-multilib-list=rmprofile when building the
  toolchain from source

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1454506 #1454506 ICE with empty FIQ handler 4 Medium Thomas Preud'homme  10 Fix Released
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