Re: Kernel compilation and gcc272
Matthias Klose writes:
> Yann Dirson writes:
> > Proposed solution:
> > ==================
> > * Include in a kernel-patch-2.2.x-i386 package a patch changing gcc to
> > gcc272.
> > * Make this patchso that it properly applies to all 2.2.x kernel (I
> > think it's possible, this part of the Makefile rarely changing)
> The upstream kernel source uses the -fno-strict-aliasing flag starting
> with 2.2.11.
I think I remember reading in some mail that the union-related
aliasing problems where not the only ones - don't know if other
problems are covered by -fno-strict-aliasing as well. If yes, then
the issue is closed.
> I have been told that some modules do not compile due to
> invalid asm statements. Are there other problems that gcc-2.95.1
> cannot compile 2.2.x kernels?
I had some compile/asm failure which I don't remember - then I changed
gcc to gcc272. Cannot tell much more.
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