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GNU Compiler Collection 6.3 Fixes 79 Bugs as GCC 7 Is Nearing End of Development

GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 6.3 is here four months after the release of the previous maintenance update, namely GCC 6.2, and promises to address many of the bugs and annoyances reported by users since then. According to the developers, it looks like more than 79 recorder bugs have been fixed in this new version. GCC 6.3 might be one of the last point releases for the 6.x series, as the development team is already working hard on the next major branch, namely GCC 7, which should is currently in Stage 3, and should hit final stage as soon as early 2017. GCC 7 promises a performance boost for all Linux-based operating systems.