PIE and gcc2
cendres at videotron.ca
Sun Feb 22 08:10:07 PST 2004
On February 22, 2004 10:52 am, Zack Winkles wrote:
> 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
Nptl depends on kernel features in 2.6 that only work if built with gcc3.
Thats why your testsuite has failures. If using nptl you can't use gcc2
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