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SubjectRe: Recommended compiler? - Re: [patch] kernel/module.c (plus gratuitous rant)
Peter Samuelson wrote:
>
> > So which is the recommended compiler for each kernel version 2.2.x,
> > 2.4.x(pre?) nowadays?
>
> * 2.91.66 aka egcs 1.1.2. It has been officially blessed for 2.4 and
> has been given an informal thumbs-up by Alan for 2.2. (It does NOT
> work for 2.0, if you still care about that.)
>
> * 2.7.2.3 works for 2.2 (and 2.0) but NOT for 2.4.
>
> * 2.95.2 seems to work with both 2.2 and 2.4 (no known bugs, AFAIK) and
> many of us use it, but it is a little riskier than egcs.
>
> * Red Hat "2.96" or CVS 2.97 will probably break any known kernel.

Works fine for me and 2.4.0-test10-pre5... however there are tons of
preprocessor warnings in some drivers.
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