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Re: gcc version for kernel compiles



On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> Peter Cordes wrote:
> >  What version of gcc should I use to compile the kernel (from the BK tree).
> > Are there any known problems with 2.95.3?  I'm compiling for an SMP machine.
> > (so reordering locking-related things is a bigger problem than on UP.)
> 
> AFAIK that should only yet be a problem with gcc-3.0 (which in turn is needed
> for ReiserFS yet).

And AFAIK ReiserF doesn't work on big endian systems like PPC anyway (yet).

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

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