Re: [Linux-ia64] Recommended compiler for compiling kernels test1 0 and upper?

From: Jun Nakajima <jun_at_sco.com>
Date: 2000-11-14 09:10:44
Yes, I'm running 2.4 kernels (test10, for example) on IA-32 machines as
well, switching kernels on Redhat 7.0 based systems. They have been
compiled by the gcc 2.95.

Jim Wilson wrote:
> 
> >The new one is gcc 2.95 and it is terrible for compiling kernels. ( ia32 )
> 
> To be more precise, it is terrible for compiling old (2.2 based) linux kernels,
> because these old linux kernels don't have any of the bug fixes needed to work
> with new gcc releases.  It should be fine for compiling 2.4 based kernels.
> In fact, nearly everybody uses a gcc-2.95 based compiler for their ia64 kernel
> compiles.
> 
> Jim
> 
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Jun U Nakajima
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Received on Mon Nov 13 14:11:05 2000

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