----- Original Message -----
From: "Jes Sorensen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Matthias Andree" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 5:19 PM
Subject: Re: Good luck when RedHat 7.0 comes out (was RE: test5 oops
> >>>>> "Matthias" == Matthias Andree <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Matthias> On Mon, 31 Jul 2000, email@example.com wrote:
> >> Keep in mind that Rawhide (and 7.0beta probably) uses GCC 2.96. So
> >> if any of the below problems are bugs in the GCC compiler I would
> >> suggest we make the kernel work around those problems or
> >> *Everybody* that goes to 7.0 is going to freak out like me.
> Matthias> I just checked the GCC home page, it's showing 2.95.2 as
> Matthias> release. If you're using alpha software and it breaks, tough
> Matthias> luck.
> Thats totally irrelevant, gcc-2.95.2 whether it's considered a release
> or not is unable to compile the 2.2.x kernels - well known issue that
> will not get fixed. One should not do that it's as simple as that.
gcc 2.95.2 compiles the 2.2.x kernel ok. (2.2.14 to 2.2.16)
I personally use it for my home systems for moth and it has yet to fail on
If I recall correctly SuSE Linux 6.4 and FreeBSD 4.0 uses 2.95.2 also.
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