Re: Debian kernel source and compiler
[edited for brevity]
On Saturday 23 July 2005 15:39, Gayle Lee Fairless <fairless@HiWAAY.net>
(<[🔎] 42E2B921.0@HiWAAY.net>) wrote:
> Jules Dubois <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Do the Debian kernel source packages use a new naming convention or
>> is this new package a vanilla kernel (or something else)?
> The linux-source-* is the new convention because hurd will be a future
> choice [...]
>> Should I use GCC 4.0 for compiling the kernel (and ignore the warnings)
>> or continue to use GCC 3.3?
> It appears that you should use gcc 3.3 for 2.6.12.
For those who might be interested, I built a "Custom" kernel from the new
linux-source-2.6.12, using GCC 3.3, a slightly modified kernel Makefile,
and make-kpkg. It builds properly, installs properly, and works properly.
> If I understood the comments, gcc 4.0 will be used
> for later versions (probably starting with 2.6.13).
I'll cross that bridge when it comes to me. Thank you for your assistance.