Re: kernel compilation: pls send cc to me

Joshua M. Kwan (
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 02:43:57 -0800

Well, I stand corrected. I never noticed any difference compiling with
gcc-2.95 versus compiling with 3.2.

What is the recommended version then?


On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 10:38:35AM +0000, John Bradford wrote:
> > The kernel is meant to be very portable anyway.
> Not really. The kernel is designed to compiled with a specific
> compiler. A GCC version other than the recommended version might
> uncover bugs that should be fixed anyway, but it might also break
> things that are worked around for the recommended GCC version.
> John.
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