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SubjectRe: ReiserFS Oops (2.4.1, deterministic, symlink
Chris Mason wrote:

> Hans, decisions about proper compilers should not be made in each
> individual part of the kernel. If unpatched gcc 2.96 is getting reiserfs

broke is broke. If you use reiserfs, DO NOT use 2.96. Period. Nobody gains
by letting a single user make this mistake.

> wrong, it is compiling other parts of the kernel wrong as well. l-k has
> discussed this at length already ;-)

So, did Linus say no? If not, let's ask him with a patch. Quite simply,
neither we nor the users should be burdened with this, and the patch removes
the burden.

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