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Posted by Andrew Duffell on 12:16, 4/5/2005 | , , , ,
32bitCastle have got in contact to let us know that they have released version 5.6 of the RISC OS C Tools.

Mike Williams said "This new release includes fixes for all bugs reported through Castle's C support web pages and over 20 additional improvements/enhancements"

Principal Improvements

  • Numerous code generation improvements.
  • Improved checking of printf/scanf format strings.
  • Improved compilation of (int) longlong, (int) longlong >> 32, and longlong >> 1 or << 1. Also, long long multiplication and division by powers of two transformed into shifts.
  • Optimised handling of narrow (<32 bit) data and computations.
Principal Enhancements
  • Added complex and imaginary number support as specified in C99 Annex G.
  • _Bool, _Complex and _Imaginary now available in pcc and C90 modes.
  • Support for switch on a long long expression.
  • Added inter-statement compile-time evaluation of long long arithmetic.
  • asm keyword recognised in C++ mode.
  • IEEE 754 conformance improved; generally edging the compiler closer to C99 Annex F.
Current C Tools subscribers can download the new version from Castle's web site.

Link: RISC OS C Tools

  RISC OS C Tools
  Gavin (16:30 4/5/2005)
  ad (11:32 5/5/2005)
Gavin Wraith Message #93499, posted by Gavin at 16:30, 4/5/2005
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Either your link is wrong or Castle have not yet made Ctools5.60 available. All you get from the Castle site is the old Ctools5.56 - unless, that is, they have decided to name Ctools5.60 as Ctools5.56.zip!
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Andrew Duffell Message #93500, posted by ad at 11:32, 5/5/2005, in reply to message #93499

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We just do what the PR says, and it said 5.6 was available now.
It appears the site has been updated now though.
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