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SubjectRe: support of older compilers
On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 12:17:01PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > You're posting to the kernel development list--many people here recompile dozens
> > of times a day.
> So find the fastest computer you have, and use that. There is no need to
> compile a kernel on the machine it will be run on.

Uhh ?

What are you smoking ? We all have the fastest computers we can buy, and
since a kernel still takes a few minutes to compile on those computers,
we try to use the fastest compilers to save *HOURS* at the end of the day.
Nobody ever claimed that we all spend our time compiling on the target
system. I wonder if thas would be possible on a 16 MB/200 MHz MIPS ;-)

That's it.


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