Re: kernel build dependency on gcc-4.0?
On Tue 05 Sep 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 11:54:11AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > The alpha maintainer said, gcc-4.1 is not capable to build the linux
> > kernel, the same applies to m68k. Any other architecture can use it.
> > hppa just did not switch on the last abibump of 2.6.17 and we don't plan
> > another.
> > > Would you mind dropping gcc-4.0 from etch for some architectures?
> > We need it until we drop 2.6.16 and 2.6.17 from the archive.
> So for the current 2.6.17 it's still needed for *all* architectures, or
> could gcc-4.0 still be dropped on some architectures where the kernel is
> already using gcc-4.1?
Please don't tell my alpha that gcc 4.1 is not capable to build the
alf:/etc# cat /proc/version
Linux version 184.108.40.206 (root@alf) (gcc version 4.1.2 20060814 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-11)) #2 Wed Aug 30 10:01:12 CEST 2006
22:26:53 up 5 days, 1:16, 2 users, load average: 0.13, 0.09, 0.06
It's naively running that kernel just fine now :-)