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SubjectRe: [patch] kernel/module.c (plus gratuitous rant)
Hi!

> > if the person who sent you the -pre4 patch against module.c
> > had Cc:'ed this mailing list then your kernel would do
> > something useful when compiled with gcc-2.7.2.3.
>
> It seems that gcc-2.7.2.3 is terminally ill. I'd rather change
> Documentation/Changes, and just document the fact.
>
> These kinds of subtle work-arounds for gcc bugs are not really acceptable,
> nor is it worthwhile complaining when somebody does development with a gcc
> that is _not_ broken, and doesn't notice that some random gcc bug breaks
> the kernel for others.

Would it be possible to keep 2.7.2.3? You still need 2.7.2.3 to
reliably compile 2.0.X (and maybe even 2.2.all-but-latest?).
Pavel
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I'm pavel@ucw.cz. "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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