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Re: Kernel compiler

To: ralf@oss.sgi.com (Ralf Baechle)
Subject: Re: Kernel compiler
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2000 10:40:42 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: kaos@melbourne.sgi.com (Keith Owens), linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <20001104035326.A29005@bacchus.dhis.org> from "Ralf Baechle" at Nov 04, 2000 03:53:26 AM
> 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.

The Red Hat 2.96 seems to compile 2.2 correctly when you fix the 2.2 bugs but
does miscompile x86 fs/buffers.c on 2.4 according to reports. I think with mips
you'd have to experiment. Also AFAIK that tree branch hasn't been tested on
mips 

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