Re: problems compiling kernel, ...
Ethan Benson wrote:
> On 16/11/99 Kevin Puetz wrote:
> >The following are true:
> >I could not build kernels older than 2.2.12 or so with the new 2.95 gcc
> >I read somewhere that this was known to be broken on x86
> >I therefore inferred:
> >This is a general problem with the kernel and/or gcc, including PPC.
> >This was affirmed when the newer kernel source worked fine.
> AFAIK the only thing that really changed regarding compilers in
> 2.2.12 was to add a check in the Makefile for gcc 2.95 and if that is
> what is being used add the compiler flag -fno-strict-aliasing which
> allows the kernel to be compiled.
But -fstrict-aliasing is not activated by -O2 anymore with gcc 2.95.2 (because
it caused a lot of trouble) so it shouldn't make a difference...
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