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Re: kernel-patch-2.4.21-powerpc packages available for testing.


Michael Schmitz writes:

> what's the reason for gcc 2.95 compiled kernels and gcc 3.3 compiled
> modules to not cooperate cleanly?


#if (__GNUC__ > 2 || __GNUC_MINOR__ > 95)
  typedef struct { } spinlock_t;
  #define SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED (spinlock_t) { }
  typedef struct { int gcc_is_buggy; } spinlock_t;
  #define SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED (spinlock_t) { 0 }

> So yes, this situation definitely warrants a debconf message.

Anybody aware of a method of finding the gcc version that was used to
build the running kernel, other than grepping /var/log/dmesg and
hoping it is correct?

Regards, Jens.

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