[riot-devel] tests compiler policy

Gero Müller gero.mueller at inria.fr
Tue Sep 10 09:48:31 CEST 2019


Hi!

That's what I meant with philosophy ;-)

And +1 for vanilla from me as well.

Thanks
Gero

Am 10.09.19 um 09:20 schrieb Marian Buschsieweke:
> Hi,
>
> I'd personally go the vanilla version, but not for philosophical reasons. My
> reasons would be:
>
> - More consistent to other toolchains (no TI specific stuff)
> - Does not rely on TI for future updates (in case TI looses interest in
>   maintaining their on version)
>
> So +1 for vanilla GCC.
>
> Kind regards,
> Marian
>
> On Tue, 10 Sep 2019 09:12:01 +0200
> Gero Müller <gero.mueller at inria.fr> wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>>
>> I am about to update the Dockerfile for testing to include a new version
>> of msp430-gcc.
>> We have the choice between a binary version (gcc 8) provded by TI:
>>
>>  
>> http://software-dl.ti.com/msp430/msp430_public_sw/mcu/msp430/MSPGCC/latest/index_FDS.html
>>
>> and the vanilla upstream gcc 9.2 release.
>> I have no idea about the performance / feature differences, but I use
>> the vanilla version and it works fine.
>>
>> Which one would better match the RIOT philosophy?
>>
>> Cheers
>> Gero
>>
>
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