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Re: Fwd: Windows support dropped from gcc trunk

On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 11:32:52AM -0400, Tim Prince wrote:
> Sorry if someone sees this multiple times; I think it may have been
> stopped by ISP or text mode filtering:
> Since Sept. 26, the partial support for Windows 64-bit has been dropped
> from gcc trunk:
> winnt.c apparently has problems with seh, which prevent bootstrapping,
> and prevent the new gcc from building libraries.
> libgfortran build throws a fatal error on account of lack of support for
> __float128, even if a working gcc is used.
> I didn't see any notification about this; maybe it wasn't a consensus
> decision?
> There are satisfactory pre-built gfortran 5.2 compilers (including
> libgomp, although that is off by default and the testsuite wants acc as
> well as OpenMP) available in cygwin64 (test version) and (apparently)
> mingw-64.

The last comment to winnt.c is

2015-10-02  Kai Tietz  <>

        PR target/51726
        * config/i386/winnt.c (ix86_handle_selectany_attribute): Handle
        selectany within this function without need to keep attribute.
        (i386_pe_encode_section_info): Remove selectany-code.

Perhaps, contact Kai.

I added as this technically isn't a Fortran issue.


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