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Re: kernel compiling problems on iMac CRT

On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 11:28:21AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > gcc 3.3 is the official sid compiler and gcc 3.2 is the official sarge
> > compiler, and starting in kernel 2.4.21, gcc 3.3 don't cause major
> > problems.
> 2.4.21 has been out for how long? I wouldn't claim 3.3 doesn't cause major
> problems until after a sufficient testing period has passed. Some kernel

That said, it is unstable, so people getting problems there should be
able to give good debug info, i have not heard yet of problems though.

> (or gcc) bugs can be a bit subtle. Do you use 3.3 for your 2.4.21
> packages?

Yep, 3.3 for the packages i uploaded, and 3.2 for the other kernels i
used before the sources had 3.3 problems, and for older 2.4.18 kernels i
use on my pegasos box.

> Anyway, as long as the kernel can be built using 2.95 I'm happy.

You just need to rebuild your own kernel with MAKEFLAGS="CC=gcc-2.95".


Sven Luther

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