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SubjectRe: Where did kgcc go in 2.4.0-test10 ?
On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Kurt Garloff wrote:

>On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 11:40:58PM +0100, J . A . Magallon wrote:
>> I have noticed that in latest patch for 2.4.0, the global Makefile
>> no more tries to find a kgcc, and falls back to gcc.
>> I suppose because 2.7.2.3 is no more good for kernel, but still you
>> can use 2.91, 2.95.2 or 2.96(??). Is that a patch that leaked in
>> the way to test10, or is for another reason ?.
>
>kgcc is a redhat'ism. They invented this package because their 2.96 fails
>compiling a stable kernel. However, it's not a good idea to dist specific
>code into the official kernel tree.

Big picture.

It may be distribution specific right now, but that doesn't stop other
distributions from needing it later.

--
-George Greer

(It's not like it's "redhat-gcc", which would qualify as specific.)

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