In the Intel C++ Compiler 18.0 for Linux Release Notes:
- One of the following Linux distributions (this is the list of distributions tested by Intel; other distributions may or may not work and are not recommended - please refer to Technical Support if you have questions):
- Debian* 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
- Fedora* 24, 25, 26
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 6, 7
- SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server* 11, 12
- Ubuntu* 14.04 LTS, 15.10, 16.10, 16.04, 17.04 LTS
- Intel® Cluster Ready
- Linux Developer tools component installed, including gcc, g++ and related tools
- gcc versions 4.3 - 6.3 supported
- binutils versions 2.20-2.26 supported
Linux distribuitions like Fedora 26 (tested by intel) are changing default gcc to gcc 7 and binutils 2.27.
Higher versions of gcc and binutls are planned to be supported in the next updates of 2018?