Package the patches to build ICS with thr 4.6 toolchain

Registered by Zach Pfeffer on 2011-12-07

Linaro can compile ICS with GCC 4.6. These patches have been committed to our gits. To help users more easily use them , we will extract them into discreet patches and create a package that includes a script to install them, instructions on how to get the 4.6 toolchain and compile with it.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Zach Pfeffer
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for future
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 11.12
Started by
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Completed by
Tony Mansson

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Notes:
[mansson 2011-12-22: It is released to http://releases.linaro.org/11.12/components/android/ics-gcc-patches/ and there is a link from the Android Team Wiki page.

Meta:
Roadmap id: TCWG2011-GCC-O3
Headline: Patches to compile ICS with the 4.6 toolchain are now available in an easy to use package
Acceptance: The basic patchset to enable compiling with 4.6, a script to apply the patches to an ICS tree and a readme that documents it

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Work Items

Work items:
Extract patches: DONE
Build script to apply patches: DONE
Test on a fresh check out: DONE
Document how to get and compile ICS with Linaro's toolchain: TODO
Wrap everything into a tarball: DONE
[pfefferz] Release to releases.linaro.org: DONE
Link to from wiki: DONE
Send out info to maillist, etc: DONE

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