Re: compiling custom kernel with gcc-3.4
On Sat, 5 Feb 2005, Jonathan Marchand wrote:
> I'am running an amd64 laptop and I would like to build a kernel with
> gcc-.34 like the kernel images avaible on the internet. Therefore, it
> seems I can only build kernel with gcc-3.3. I did change some
> variables in the kernel-source's Makefile and the environment
> variables, but the resulting kernel is always compiled with gcc-3.3. I
> compile the kernel the Debian way with make-kpkg. Is there any options
> to add with make-kpkg to use gcc-3.4? Why the kernel-source package
> isn't configured to be build by defauly with gcc-3.4, it seems the
> more natural, or it is on purpose?
> I'm sorry I'm pretty unknowledgeable with compiling kernels and the
> different versions of gcc but any informations will be greatly
Here's what I do: before compiling, change the /usr/bin/gcc symlink from
/usr/bin/gcc-3.3 to /usr/bin/gcc-3.4. Afterwards, change it back.
Goswin's solution is more worthy of a true geek of course ;-)