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From: Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@synopsys.com>
To: libc-alpha@sourceware.org
Cc: Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@synopsys.com>,
	linux-snps-arc@lists.infradead.org
Subject: [PATCH v4 15/15] Documentation for ARC port
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 20:04:19 -0700
Message-ID: <20200313030419.15843-16-vgupta@synopsys.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200313030419.15843-1-vgupta@synopsys.com>

Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>
---
 NEWS                | 11 +++++++++++
 README              |  1 +
 manual/install.texi |  5 +++++
 3 files changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index b03681eb1462..fd1ef4f56429 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -17,6 +17,17 @@ Major new features:
     - rv32imafdc ilp32
     - rv32imafdc ilp32d
 
+* Support for ARC HS cores running Linux has been contributed by Synopsys.
+
+  Port requires atleast
+    - binutils-2.32 (binutils-2_31-branch: commit 6ce881c15fc4, 2018-10-04)
+    - gcc 8.3 (gcc-8-stable: commit 0d5ba57508c5, 2019-01-29)
+    - Linux kernel 5.1+
+
+  ISA: ARCv2
+  ABI: 32-bit, soft-float, LE: /lib/ld-linux-arc.so.2 (compatible with
+       hard-float builds)
+
 Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
 
   [Add deprecations, removals and changes affecting compatibility here]
diff --git a/README b/README
index cee86ab178cf..73b4f9f3c907 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ The GNU C Library supports these configurations for using Linux kernels:
 
 	aarch64*-*-linux-gnu
 	alpha*-*-linux-gnu
+	arc-*-linux-gnu
 	arm-*-linux-gnueabi
 	csky-*-linux-gnuabiv2
 	hppa-*-linux-gnu
diff --git a/manual/install.texi b/manual/install.texi
index 71bf47cac659..c4b11e4e7973 100644
--- a/manual/install.texi
+++ b/manual/install.texi
@@ -507,6 +507,9 @@ the newest version of the compiler that is known to work for building
 release time, GCC 9.2.1 is the newest compiler verified to work to build
 @theglibc{}.
 
+For ARC architecture builds, GCC 8.3 is needed which has the necessary
+fixes to support @theglibc{}.
+
 For multi-arch support it is recommended to use a GCC which has been built with
 support for GNU indirect functions.  This ensures that correct debugging
 information is generated for functions selected by IFUNC resolvers.  This
@@ -528,6 +531,8 @@ No other assembler or linker has the necessary functionality at the
 moment. As of release time, GNU @code{binutils} 2.32 is the newest
 verified to work to build @theglibc{}.
 
+ARC architecture needs @code{binutils} 2.32 for TLS related fixes.
+
 @item
 GNU @code{texinfo} 4.7 or later
 
-- 
2.20.1


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Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-13  3:04 [PATCH v4 00/15] glibc port to ARC processors Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 01/15] ARC: add definitions to elf/elf.h Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  1:37   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  1:52     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 02/15] ARC: ABI Implementation Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  1:52   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  2:39     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26 18:48       ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27  0:37         ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 23:33         ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 23:35           ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27 23:47             ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-31 21:08         ` Big Endian support as multi-ABI (was Re: [PATCH v4 02/15] ARC: ABI Implementation) Vineet Gupta
2020-03-31 21:27           ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-31 21:35             ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 03/15] ARC: startup and dynamic linking code Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  1:55   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  2:45     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 04/15] ARC: Thread Local Storage support Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  1:57   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  2:47     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 05/15] ARC: Atomics and Locking primitives Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 06/15] ARC: math soft float support Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  1:59   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  2:48     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 07/15] ARC: hardware floating point support Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26  2:06   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-26  3:19     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26 23:22   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27  1:50     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 18:37       ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27 18:53         ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 08/15] ARC: Linux Syscall Interface Vineet Gupta
2020-03-26 23:52   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27  4:34     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 18:38       ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 09/15] ARC: Linux ABI Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27  0:38   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27  4:45     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 10/15] ARC: Linux Startup and Dynamic Loading Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 11/15] ARC: ABI lists Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27  0:40   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27  4:36     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 18:39       ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-27 19:09         ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 12/15] ARC: Update syscall-names.list for ARC specific syscalls Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 13/15] ARC: Build Infrastructure Vineet Gupta
2020-03-27 22:47   ` Joseph Myers
2020-03-28  6:42     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-31 22:02       ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-31 22:48         ` Joseph Myers
2020-04-01  0:44           ` __syscall_error (was Re: [PATCH v4 13/15] ARC: Build Infrastructure) Vineet Gupta
2020-04-01  7:58             ` Andreas Schwab
2020-04-01 21:38               ` Vineet Gupta
2020-04-01 17:06             ` Joseph Myers
2020-04-02  0:00               ` Vineet Gupta
2020-04-02  8:50               ` Florian Weimer
2020-04-02 20:22                 ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` [PATCH v4 14/15] build-many-glibcs.py: Enable ARC builds Vineet Gupta
2020-03-13  3:04 ` Vineet Gupta [this message]
2020-03-27 22:49   ` [PATCH v4 15/15] Documentation for ARC port Joseph Myers
2020-03-27 23:56     ` Vineet Gupta
2020-03-28  0:01       ` Joseph Myers

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