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    SubjectRe: support of older compilers
    >> On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 04:02:49PM -0500, Timothy Miller wrote:
    >> > I'm just curious about why there seems to be so much work going into
    >> > supporting a wide range of GCC versions. If people are willing to
    >> > download and compile a new kernel (and migrating from 2.4 to 2.6 is
    >> > non-trivial for some systems, like RH9), why aren't they willing to also
    >> > download and build a new compiler?
    >> Because the new compilers are a lot slower.
    > You can't be serious that this is a problem.

    Yes, it is. Mostly they produce larger, slower code too.


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