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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation/Changes -> Documentation/Requirements
Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> +
>> +Kernel Compilation Requirements
>> +===============================
>> +
>> +On all systems, minimal requirements (see below for additional notes):
>> +
>> +o Gnu C 3.2 # gcc --version
>> +o Gnu make 3.79.1 # make --version
>> +o binutils 2.12 # ld -v
>> +o Gnu bc 1.06 # bc -v
>
> you need bc? for what? i just did a defconfig build for x86 with no
> need for bc.
>

The whole motivation for this was to get a place to document that a
previous patch uses bc.

>> +o Perl 5.6.0(?) # perl -v
>
> if you mention perl, you should also mention sed and awk, no? and
> perhaps suggest running scripts/ver_linux.

Please submit patches.

-hpa
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