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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.16-rc1 -- which gcc version?
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On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 08:22 +0800, Jeff Chua wrote:
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> Which gcc version should I use, now that gcc-2.95.3 can't compile
> 2.6.16-rc1 anymore? gcc-3.3 as mentioned in the patch?


alternative is to just use any compiler that came with a distro, and is
at least of 3.2 vintage. (the 3.3 thing is mostly for arm; 3.2 on arm
seemed to not have been a good thing). Distros usually put in fixes to
gcc that are from higher/later versions, eg gcc.gnu.org releases
sometimes have a few bad bugs at release time that will get fixed later,
while the distros put those fixes in immediately.


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