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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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