Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS Oops (2.4.1, deterministic, symlink related)

From: J . A . Magallon (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 05:00:53 EST

On 02.03 David Ford wrote:
> How about a simple patch to the top level makefile that checks the gcc
> version then prints a distinct message ..'this compiler hasn't been approved
> for compiling the kernel', sleeping for one second, then continuing on. This
> solution doesn't stop compiling and makes a visible indicator without forcing
> anything.

Or a config option like CONFIG_TRUSTED_COMPILER, and everyone that wants
can bracket his code in 'if [ $TRUSTED = "y" ] ... fi', so if some driver-fs
fails with untrusted compilers it is just not selectable.

J.A. Magallon                                                      $> cd pub                                          $> more beer

Linux werewolf 2.4.1-ac1 #2 SMP Fri Feb 2 00:19:04 CET 2001 i686

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