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

From: Felix von Leitner (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 18:26:27 EST

Thus spake J . A . Magallon (
> > 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.

What kind of crap is this?
It is not the kernel's job to work around RedHat bugs.
If RedHat ships a broken compiler, it is their responsibility to tell
their customers and provide a working one.

This kind of compatibility crap has caused commercial Unices to
suffocate in their own bloat. We don't need this. And we don't want

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