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Re: Kernel compiler

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: Kernel compiler
From: Keith Owens <kaos@melbourne.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2000 14:13:37 +1100
In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 04 Nov 2000 03:53:26 BST." <20001104035326.A29005@bacchus.dhis.org>
On Sat, 4 Nov 2000 03:53:26 +0100, 
Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com> wrote:
>The reports regarding egcs 2.96 and newer misscompiling the kernel only
>affect x86 or are other architecture affected as well?  I don't have any
>pending compiler >= 2.96 related bug reports.

At a guess (and it is only a guess), the problems will affect all
architectures.  AFAICT they are in the common optimization phase, the
kernel uses constructs that were undefined or poorly defined but worked
in gcc 2.95, 2.96 handles them differently.

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