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SubjectRe: Which gcc version?
Dixitur de M. Edward (Ed) Borasky respondebo ad:

> On Fri, 23 Nov 2001, [ISO-8859-1] Ra?l[ISO-8859-1] N??ez de Arenas Coronado wrote:
>
> > Sooner or later the kernel will need to be ported to gcc 3.x
> > series, so, the sooner it gets tested with this compiler, the better.
>
> One of the regression tests for gcc is to compile *a* Linux kernel, although
> I have no clue which kernel they use, or if they just haul down the latest one
> from the Internet.

It's one of the 2.2 series IIRC. Go http://gcc.gnu.org/

> > Anyway, if you have gcc 2.95.x installed onto your distro, use
> > that for the kernel for maximum stability.

I've run 2.4.3-ac7 plus andrea's rwsem, compiled on a gcc-3 beta
of April 2001, since then (not in 24/7 though) with _no_ problems.

-mirabilos
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