On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Steve Lord wrote:
> There is an updated compiler from redhat, they released an update and
> there is an even more recent one in rawhide. I regularly compile with
> these and do nfs exports - it has been a long time since I used the
> original 7.1 gcc though, and I cannot say I ever compiled that
> particular code combination with that compiler. The fact that different
> build architectures exhibit different compiler issues does not help
> either. For the record I am running the cvs kernel compiled with
> gcc-2.96-88 on a dual processor i686 kernel. I have nfs exports from
> this box. Oh, another variable is if you build in kdb and tell it to
> put frame pointers in the kernel, this chews up more registers and
> changes the code quite a bit, I do not use the frame pointer option.
I've found that -88 builds a stable XFS system (this is using the CVS
code), whereas earlier RHL 2.96 gccs didn't. My system's a dual P3 with
SCSI and IDE drives.
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