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    SubjectRe: gcc-2.8.0 miscompiles kernel (Was: gcc-2.8 out...)
    On Fri, Jan 16, 1998 at 09:51:56AM -0500, Jesse Thilo wrote:
    > > > Do we now have a fork of gcc (gcc 2.8 and egcs 1.01)? Or
    > > > are these in fact one and the same?
    > > They're not.
    > > gcc 2.8 is aimed at being 100% reliable,
    > For what it's worth, it doesn't seem to have quite reached that aim
    > yet. When I compile kernel 2.0.33 with gcc, it works fine.
    > When I compile the same kernel (same configuration, after executing
    > "make mrproper") with gcc 2.8.0, my X servers and certain other
    > programs dump core. I don't have detailed information yet, but it
    > appears that the programs are dumping core in routines that perform
    > I/O port access.
    > Has anyone else experienced this? Should I try to gather more
    > information on the problem?
    Well, for what else it's worth, I've been compiling my kernels with
    EGCS 971225 (2.91.03), -O12 and call the good stuff. No problems whatsoever.
    However, I only use development kernels so I don't know about 2.0.33.

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