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Re: Odd problem compiling new kernel

On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 10:42:11AM -0500, Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
> The gcc-3.x compiler does not work on the kernel.  Check what the
> /usr/bin/gcc symlink points to.  If the gcc-3.x compiler, change it to
> /usr/bin/gcc-2.95 or use environment variables to change the compiler
> for just kernel builds.

Well, gcc-3.2 is not recommended, but works for lots of people:

rei $ grep "gcc version" /var/log/dmesg
Linux version 2.4.21-rc2-ac2 (root@rei) (gcc version 3.2.3) #2 Mon May 19 19:37:10 PDT 2003

OTOT, gcc 3.3 is known to fail on the current stable kernel with the very
error reported in this thread (see recent lkml postings).

There's nothing wrong with unstable.

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