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SubjectRe: [kbuild-devel] Re: CML2 design philosophy heads-up
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 11:51:28AM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Jes Sorensen wrote:
>
> > Telling them to install an updated gcc for kernel compilation
> > is a necessary evil, which can easily be done without disturbing the
> > rest of the system. Updating the system's python installation is not a
> > reasonable request.
>
>
> Au contraire. It is very reasonable to have both python and python2
> installed. Having two different gcc versions installed is a big pain
> in the arse.

Fump. Some distributions do even come with two gcc's out of the box.
With the whole egcs and gcc2.95 (dunno about 3.0) you can even share
the compiler driver if you want.

Christoph

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Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.
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