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GNU MCU Eclipse ARM Embedded GCC v8.2.1-1.1 20190102 released
Version v8.2.1-1.1 20190102 is a new release of GNU MCU Eclipse ARM Embedded GCC.
This release follows the official
GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain
8-2018-q4-major release from December 20, 2018 and it is based on the
gcc-arm-none-eabi-8-2018-q4-major-src.tar.bz2 source invariant.
Binaries for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux are provided.
The GNU/Linux binaries were built on two CentOS 6 Docker images (32/64-bit), and run on any distribution based on CentOS 6 or later.
The macOS binary was built on a macOS 10.10.5 and must run on any newer macOS system.
The Windows binaries were built with mingw-w64, and run on any reasonably recent i686 and x86_64 Windows machines.
Instructions on how to install the binaries are available in the How to install the ARM toolchain? page.
$ xpm install --global @gnu-mcu-eclipse/arm-none-eabi-gcc
This installs the latest available version.
For better control and repeatability, the build scripts use Docker containers; all files required during builds are available as a separate gnu-mcu-eclipse/arm-none-eabi-gcc-build project.
The latest Binutils, also used in Arm Embedded GCC, have a problem when running on 32-bit machines, and
objdump fails to generate .hex files. The bug affects both Windows and GNU/Linux machines. 64-bit builds are not affected. The bug is documented as 1810274.
The current solution is to upgrade to 8.2.1-1.2; the workaround is to
arm-none-eabi-objdump with an older binary.
The SHA-256 hashes for the files are:
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