[PATCH v4 15/15] Documentation for ARC port

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Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
 NEWS                | 11 +++++++++++
 README              |  1 +
 manual/install.texi |  5 +++++
 3 files changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index b03681eb1462..fd1ef4f56429 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -17,6 +17,17 @@ Major new features:
     - rv32imafdc ilp32
     - rv32imafdc ilp32d
+* Support for ARC HS cores running Linux has been contributed by Synopsys.
+  Port requires atleast
+    - binutils-2.32 (binutils-2_31-branch: commit 6ce881c15fc4, 2018-10-04)
+    - gcc 8.3 (gcc-8-stable: commit 0d5ba57508c5, 2019-01-29)
+    - Linux kernel 5.1+
+  ISA: ARCv2
+  ABI: 32-bit, soft-float, LE: /lib/ld-linux-arc.so.2 (compatible with
+       hard-float builds)
 Deprecated and removed features, and other changes affecting compatibility:
   [Add deprecations, removals and changes affecting compatibility here]
diff --git a/README b/README
index cee86ab178cf..73b4f9f3c907 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ The GNU C Library supports these configurations for using Linux kernels:
+	arc-*-linux-gnu
diff --git a/manual/install.texi b/manual/install.texi
index 71bf47cac659..c4b11e4e7973 100644
--- a/manual/install.texi
+++ b/manual/install.texi
@@ -507,6 +507,9 @@ the newest version of the compiler that is known to work for building
 release time, GCC 9.2.1 is the newest compiler verified to work to build
+For ARC architecture builds, GCC 8.3 is needed which has the necessary
+fixes to support @theglibc{}.
 For multi-arch support it is recommended to use a GCC which has been built with
 support for GNU indirect functions.  This ensures that correct debugging
 information is generated for functions selected by IFUNC resolvers.  This
@@ -528,6 +531,8 @@ No other assembler or linker has the necessary functionality at the
 moment. As of release time, GNU @code{binutils} 2.32 is the newest
 verified to work to build @theglibc{}.
+ARC architecture needs @code{binutils} 2.32 for TLS related fixes.
 GNU @code{texinfo} 4.7 or later

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