Juha Saarinen wrote:
> Isn't the main problem here that XFS won't compile with GCC 2.96,
Hmm why is a big problem?
> which is
> what RHL 7.1 ships with? Or does it? The 2.4 kernel compiles fine with it
> (and seems to be stable as well)...
RH also shipping compat-egcs aka kgcc.
Which is what we are currently building with.
Steve has a kernel running using RH 2.96 compiler, (with a few code tweaks)
So this will be fixed in the future, but we have to be careful to work with
other versions of the compiler as many people will not be using RH's version
of gcc to compile.
Digital Elves inc. -- Currently on loan to SGI
Linux XFS core developer.