PIE and gcc2

Zack Winkles winkie at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 22 07:52:02 PST 2004


On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 07:00:47PM -0800, Kendrick wrote:
> Robert Connolly wrote:
> 
> >gcc2 is the only thing left that won't be PIE. What do you guys think 
> >about ditching gcc2?
> >
> As i understand it may have changed but dont we still need 2.95 to build 
> a 2.6 kernel?

It's worth noting that when I compile 2.6 with 2.95.3, the glibc nptl
testsuite segfaults some (~5 tests), but when compiled with 3.3.2, all
of them pass fine.  I know, I know, we don't use nptl, but still, that
has to say something...

+1 for ditching gcc2




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