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SubjectRe: Which gcc version?
On Fri, 23 Nov 2001, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:

> At 14:11 23/11/01, war wrote:
> >#1) The compiler from redhat (gcc-2.96) is not an official GNU release.
> And anyone should care because...?
> >#2)
> > "the reccomend compiler is now gcc-2.95.3, rather than gcc-2.91.66"
> Several main kernel developers use gcc-2.96 for their kernel development
> work and according to Alan Cox using gcc-2.96 for the kernel is fine (from
> a certain version onwards, can't remember the minimum release number he
> said but the one in RH 7.2 is fine in any case).

Yes, 2.96 has a lot of bug fixes and is very well tested and stable at
this point. I trust it more than 2.95.3, but not more than egcs-1.1.2 :)


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