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Re: does someone succeed in making the toolchain for 2.6 kernel?

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Subject: Re: does someone succeed in making the toolchain for 2.6 kernel?
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 21:29:37 +0100
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On Wed, 2005-12-21 20:00:14 +0100, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 10:22:08AM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-12-21 17:06:36 +0800, zhuzhenhua <zzh.hust@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > i am not sure which toolchain can work for the 2.6 kernel
> > > can you suggest one?
> > 
> > That's a hard question... 2.95.x compilers used to work and were quite
> > fast, but newer GCC's features are incorporated into the kernel
> > sources so it probably will no longer work.
> 
> There are still users building the kernel with gcc 2.95 and 2.96
> successfully.

I guess evolution will get'em all... And that of course depends on how
much you take part in it. Only compiling a minimum set of drivers will
probably help you out for some time :->

MfG, JBG

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