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Re: gcc include strangeness

To: Johannes Stezenbach <js@convergence.de>
Subject: Re: gcc include strangeness
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 23:20:01 +0100
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020211162844.GD2918@convergence.de>; from js@convergence.de on Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 05:28:44PM +0100
References: <20020211142708.GA2577@convergence.de> <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020211155920.18917F-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl> <20020211162844.GD2918@convergence.de>
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 05:28:44PM +0100, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:

> >  Is gcc 3.x already stable enough to be used by people not directly
> > involved in gcc development?  More specifically for MIPS/Linux and
> > i386/Linux, for both the kernel and the userland?  I'm told it is not.
> 
> I'm reading about gcc 3.x code generation bugs every now and then,
> but so far I did not hit any of them.

I've fixed several kernel bugs that got triggered by building with 3.0.
We've got an a piece of inline assembler where a constraint gets ignored
by 3.0 resulting in bad code.  Add slow compilation and slow code.  3.0?
No way.  Yet.

  Ralf

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