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SubjectRe: Recommended compiler version
Quote from Francois Romieu <romieu@fr.zoreil.com>:
> John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com> :
> [...]
> > In my opinion, code that doesn't compile with 2.95.3 is broken - 2.95.3 is
>
> If you are asking for technical details, please read the thread ending
> at: http://oss.sgi.com/projects/netdev/archive/2004-05/msg00440.html
>
> [...]
> > Basically, 2.95.3 is something of a point of reference, so it only makes
> > sense to throw it out once we have a new point of reference.
>
> It makes no sense to religiously recommended 2.95.3 if it is known broken.

The _code_ is broken if it doesn't compile with the recommended compiler, not
the compiler itself.

> If nobody comes with a better approach, I'll simply submit a patch to
> remove the 2.95.3 recommendation (+ #error for the driver as suggested by ak).

Please leave the recommendation unless it's being replaced by a new one.

John.
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