arm gcc: info about branches on svn and git

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 11:33:00 GMT 2015


On 15 December 2015 at 08:24, Massimiliano Cialdi <cialdi@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hallo,
>
> where can I find informations about branches on both svn and git?
>
> I mean, I am interested in build arm gcc, and my thoughts was
>
> download last source tree (5.3). I think that git branch gcc-5-branch
> and svn branch gcc-5-branch are the same, is that right?
> configure for arm and build.
>
> browsing through git and svn repositories I think I understand that
> the actual repository is svn and git repository  is built with
> git-svn, is that right?

Yes.

> browsing through svn repository I also found some ARM branches
> (svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/ARM)
> This makes me more doubts arise.
>
> How do these branches differ from the main ones?
>
> For example suppose I build gcc1 from
> svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/ARM/embedded-4_9-branch and other
> gcc2 from svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/gcc-4_9-branch/ (or
> git://gcc.gnu.org/git/gcc.git/gcc-4_9-branch).
> If I compile an arm project using gcc1 and gcc2 suppose I build
> out1.elf and out2.elf. What should I expect from both? They might
> work? Is it more likely that out2.elf doesn't work?
> Are the patches applied to arm branches ported to main branches?

The branch is documented at https://gcc.gnu.org/svn.html#distrobranches



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