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Re: recompiling kernels in Red Hat 7.2

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Steven Pritchard wrote:

> 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
> > distros
> 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.

However, g++ does not do a good job of compilation.  Dont know what they
screwed up, but my friend took the same code to a 6.2 system and it worked
just fine.  Futhermore, he was using the code that was supposed to work
with RH7.  :(

> 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.

Well, they actually dropped alpha (RH that is), so that's kinda a moot


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