gcc 2.95.2 crash during static compile..

Barry Barry at hartford.uconn.edu
Wed Nov 8 16:22:16 PST 2000


> On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 05:08:21PM -0500, Barry Fitzgerald wrote:
> > bam, your Red Hat distro now has a completely stable release of
> > gcc.  The reason that Red Hat placed the kgcc package in there is
> > because they had trouble compiling the 2.2.17 kernel with gcc
> > 2.96... In fact, as far as I can tell..it's impossible to do so...
> 
> LoL!!
> 
> > although, compiling 2.2.16-22 (the release of the kernel that came
> > with Red Hat 7.0) and the 2.4.0-test* series seems to work fine.
> 
> ewww...
> 
> 'Nuff said.

yeah, let's just say I'm not entirely positive that gcc 2.96 (3.0?) is
entirely stable enough to be placed into a major distro like Red Hat...

then again, this type of thing is par for the course with them when
dealing with *.0 releases...

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