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Re: Gcc 4.2.2 broken for kernel builds

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Gcc 4.2.2 broken for kernel builds
From: Richard Sandiford <rsandifo@nildram.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 11:51:04 +0100
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, David Daney <ddaney@avtrex.com>, MIPS Linux List <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 09:14:46PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
>> > For the moment the receipe to reproduce is to checkout
>> > 7b94a571d6f31ac6303d62c2aafcae40b66f24a3 from the linux-mips.org kernel
>> > tree (that's on linux-2.6.18-stable) and build malta_defconfig with
>> > gcc 4.2.2 and binutils 2.17 or 2.18, both configured for mipsel-linux.
>> 
>> Okay, I can see it.  I'll submit a testcase.
>
> Thanks :-)

FWIW, I've added some notes about the underlying cause.  I think this
could in principle happen with any gcc release.

Richard

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