Re: Kernel 2.2.18 and GCC versions

From: Petri Kaukasoina (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 01:19:01 EST

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 12:26:02AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> egcs-1.1.2 builds 2.2.18pre. I know this because thats the compiler I use
> to build it. Its also the recommended compiler.

What do you mean by _the_ recommended compiler? Is recommended no
more? Is there some benefit using egcs-1.1.2 instead of

Should Changes be changed?


Version 1.1.2 seems okay; if you have to have a binary, you may be
successful using that. In general, however, gcc- is known to be
stable, while egcs and others have not been as thoroughly tested yet.
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