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Re: kernel build dependency on gcc-4.0?

On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 11:54:11AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 09:55:09AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Will gcc-4.0 be dropped as a build dependency for etch, or be kept?

> The alpha maintainer said, gcc-4.1 is not capable to build the linux
> kernel, the same applies to m68k. Any other architecture can use it.
> hppa just did not switch on the last abibump of 2.6.17 and we don't plan
> another.

> > Would you mind dropping gcc-4.0 from etch for some architectures?

> We need it until we drop 2.6.16 and 2.6.17 from the archive.

So for the current 2.6.17 it's still needed for *all* architectures, or
could gcc-4.0 still be dropped on some architectures where the kernel is
already using gcc-4.1?

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