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KernelTrap: GCC 4.1.0

Mar 02, 2006, 14:30 (4 Talkback[s])

"Mark Mitchell announced the availability of GCC 4.1.0 saying, 'this release is a major release, containing substantial new functionality relative to previous releases.' Among the changes, new features and fixes listed for this new release series are a number of general optimizer improvements, language specific improvements, and some protection from stack-smashing attacks by providing buffer overflow detection and reordering of stack variables.

"GCC is the GNU Compiler Collection which includes C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, and Ada compilers. Download GCC 4.1.0 from a gcc.gnu.org mirror..."

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