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Re: egcs/gcc?

On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 04:24:44AM -0500 , Jason Lunz wrote:
> This has been bugging me for a while, but with linux 2.4.0 being
> "official", I'm wondering about gcc versions. The recommended compiler
> for the kernel is, AFAIK, egcs 1.1.2 (gcc 2.91.66?). There's a warning
> in Documentation/Changes specifically for 2.95-derived compilers...the
> only recent i386 gcc in debian is 2.95.2.
> In short, is there a summary somewhere of the various gcc branches?
> Which one should be used for kernel compiles, and if it's not 2.95.2,

i use 2.95.2 and it works. if you want to be really sure, use gcc272

> what's the "right" way to make a kernel in debian? Why the discrepancy?
> Jason

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

<rmtZzz> The guy may know awk like the back of a dingo, too.

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