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Bug#282269: Which problems did you observe without -ffreestanding?

On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 02:52:12PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> Hi Bastian,
> -ffreestanding might make sense in the Linux kernel [1,2,3], but I Don't 
> know about current breakages in the Linux kernel without it that aren't 
> workarounded.
> Could you describe some of the example you metion in your bug report 
> where the lack of this flag causes breakages in the current kernel 
> sources?
> [1] http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0411.1/0698.html
> [2] http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0411.1/0703.html
> [3] http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0411.1/0705.html

Bastian, thanks for the bug report. 
Adrian, thanks a lot for the pointers.

I am pretty dubious about the possibility of this actually manifesting
breakage. And I am even more dubious about adding this if
the same isn't being done upstream. Can we close this for now?


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