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SubjectRe: gcc-2.95.2-51 is buggy
Rik van Riel <> writes:

> On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 25, 2000 at 03:26:15PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >
> > > The gcc-2.95.2-6cl from Conectiva 6.0 is buggy too.
> >
> > Yes. Probably you have seen it by now, but the difference between
> > good and bad versions of gcc-2.95.2 did not lie in the applied patches,
> > but was the difference between compilation for 686 or 386.
> > It is not your (SuSE's, Debian's) fault. A fix already exists.
> Indeed, this should be fixed soon.
> I'm sure a simple 'apt-get upgrade' will install a new
> gcc RPM on my workstation soon ;)

A simple `gcc -march=i686' or `gcc -mpentiumpro' does fix it as
well. So, if you configure your kernel with `CONFIG_M686=y' the problem
should be gone.

Regards, Olaf.
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