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SubjectRe: [bug] crash when reading /proc/mounts (was: Re: Linux 2.6.23-rc9 and a heads-up for the 2.6.24 series..)
On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 08:11:05AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> and btw, there is no question what-so-ever about whether your compiler
> might be doing a legal optimization - the compiler really is wrong, and is
> total shit. You need to make a gcc bug-report.

Ingo can't send a gcc bug-report since gcc 4.0 is no longer supported
upstream and a 4.1.2 compiler was confirmed to work.

Our only options are to either stop supporting the broken gcc versions
as compiler for the kernel or to work around this compiler bug in the

> Linus



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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