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Re: GCC 4.9.1 Status Report (2014-07-10)

On 7/10/2014 5:14 PM, wrote:
>> On Jul 10, 2014, at 3:13 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Franzi Edo. <> wrote:
>>> As for the version 4.9.0, on OSX stil remain a problem.
>>> I cannot build an ARM a cross compiler!
>>> Here is the message (same as for the 4.9.0)
>>> ...
>>> .../Packages/gcc-4.9.1/gcc/config/arm/ fatal error:
>>>      bracket nesting level exceeded maximum of 256
>>> .../Packages/gcc-4.9.1/gcc/config/arm/ note: use
>>>      -fbracket-depth=N to increase maximum nesting level
>>> 32 warnings and 1 error generated.
>>> make[1]: *** [insn-attrtab.o] Error 1
>> You did not include enough context to be sure, but I don't think that
>> error message is coming from GCC.  At least, I don't see that error
>> message in the GCC sources.
>> I think that error message is coming from the host compiler you are
>> using, in which case, based on the error message, the solution would
>> seem to be
>>    make CFLAGS="-g -O2 -fbracket-depth=512"
> Also i thought we did not support cross building with anything besides gcc. 
The RTEMS community sees this when using clang/llvm on FreeBSD.

Franzi.. did the suggestion from Chris Johns to increase the limit
to 1024, not work?

This ended up being reported at

> Thanks,
> Andrew
>> Ian

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