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Re: recompiling kernels in Red Hat 7.2
On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 08:35:44AM -0600, Casey Boone wrote:
> only thing i can tell you is that i know redhat has taken heat over
> including a more or less developmental version of gcc with their 7.1 and 7.2
The version of gcc included in Red Hat 7.2 compiles the kernel just
fine. In fact, it does a better job than most of the "stable"
releases of gcc in recent memory.
Red Hat included their own version of gcc in order to have a working
compiler on x86, alpha, and ia64. They're also using on s390 now.
> has he tried installing a different version of gcc? i know that the kernel
> is usually only recommended for compiling on certain versions of gcc
And the recent Red Hat versions of gcc are on a short list of
recommended compilers for 2.4.x kernels.
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