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Re: RFC: drop support for gcc < 4.0

To: "Chris Wedgwood" <>
Subject: Re: RFC: drop support for gcc < 4.0
From: "Glauber de Oliveira Costa" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 17:41:04 -0300
Cc: "Adrian Bunk" <>, "Randy Dunlap" <>, "Linus Torvalds" <>, "Andrew Morton" <>, "Jarek Poplawski" <>,,,
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On 8/21/07, Chris Wedgwood <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 07:35:50PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Are there any architectures still requiring a gcc < 4.0 ?
> Yes, sadly in some places (embedded) there are people with older
> compiler who want newer kernels.

Last time I tried a mips build, it would fail the compile unless I was
using _exactly_ 3.4.4 (I didn't tried older versions, but did try
3.4.6, for ex.). So I also think the 3.4 series will still have to be
around for a while.

Glauber de Oliveira Costa.
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