Re: [Linux-ia64] Recommended compiler for compiling kernels test10 and upper?

From: Francis Galiegue <>
Date: 2000-11-11 01:49:43
On 10 Nov 2000, Jes Sorensen wrote:

> Francis> Right now I'm using the ia64-final version of gcc, and from
> Francis> test10 on a check is done on whether __GNUC_MINOR__ is
> Francis> greater than 91. ia64-final returns 9 which is obviously not
> Francis> what the kernel expects...
> Which compiler is this?


> Francis> After commenting this out and fixing by hand quite a lot of
> Francis> places, I got it to compile and boot though. But more recent
> Francis> snapshots of gcc are available. Are they worth upgrading?
> Yes, you need the latest to compile glibc anyway.

OK, thanks :)

Francis Galiegue,
"Programming is a race between programmers, who try and make more and more
idiot-proof software, and universe, which produces more and more remarkable
idiots. Until now, universe leads the race"  -- R. Cook
Received on Fri Nov 10 06:42:48 2000

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