Just a thought that popped into my head

tristan twem2 at eridu.org.uk
Tue May 7 16:09:05 PDT 2002


On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 06:28:39AM +0800, Steve Bougerolle wrote:
> On Tue, 7 May 2002 09:41:34 -0700
> Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee <highos at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 
> > Not really.  The kernel docs had specific notes about *not* using
> > 2.95.3 at the time we adopted it.
> 
> Just for interest, gcc 2.91.66 is STILL the version recommended in the
> kernel (2.4.18) README.  "Gcc 2.95.2 may work but is not as safe". 
> 2.95.3 isn't mentioned at all.

Saw this in Kernel Cousin today, it appears that 2.95.3 is the recommended
compiler since 2.4.10
http://www.tux.org/lkml/#s8-2

There's also been a discussion about GCC 3 breaking bits of the kerel
http://kt.zork.net/kernel-traffic/kt20020506_165.html#4

Tristan
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