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Re: Linux kernel + gcc-4.0

On 05-Mar-08 18:49, Javier Kohen wrote:
> Has anybody attempted to compile the Linux  kernel with gcc-4.0?
> Given that gcc-4.0 is now the default compiler in the gcc-3.4/4.0 
> archive I attempted to use it to compile the kernel, but it failed 
> during compilation. It displays a bunch of warnings an errors.
> Googling a bit shows that there are some ongoing attempts at fixing 
> gcc-4.0 miscompilations of the kernel, but I'd like to hear what you're 
> experience on AMD64 was. I'm still using 2.6.10.

The kernel is indeed one of the last few packages in the gcc-3.4/4.0 
archive which is not compiled with gcc-4.0. 
I am planning to build the 2.6.11 kernel with gcc-4.0 as soon as the 
debian source package for 2.6.11 becomes available.

Andreas Jochens

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