On 2018-02-04 14:02, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've prepared external repository with GCC 8 built from trunk (as there
> is no stable release yet) that also contains glibc 2.27 and binutils 2.30.
> Server = http://pkgbuild.com/~bpiotrowski/gcc8/
> From less obvious packaging changes, glibc no longer ships with obsolete
> rpc and nsl, which means that you should switch your packages to
> libtirpc; also if your nsswitch.conf still contains "compat" instead of
> "files", better fix it before reboot. If for some reason you still use
> nsl, the repository also ships libnsl and libnsl_nis packages.
> As usually, simple things build, and colossi like LibreOffice don't, but
> I haven't had time yet to check why. If you found some issue, the best
> would be to reply either here or arch-general.
I have updated gcc in the repository to snapshot from 2018-02-11
(r257571). Additionally, if you have access to soyuz, the repo can be
easily used in build chroots with 'gcc8-x86_64-build' command (which
also enables [testing]).