2.4 branch

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at free.fr
Sat Dec 9 10:13:37 PST 2006


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Connolly" <robert at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: "Hardened LFS Development List" <hlfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: 2.4 branch

...
> I read linux-2.4 kernel's are also smaller when built with gcc-4.1.1. I
think
> that's one of the principal reasons gcc4 support was added.
>
That look true, with same .config on 2.4.34-pre6
gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 4.1.1 (Gentoo 4.1.1-r1)

 ls -l System.map arch/i386/boot/bzImage
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 954266 Dec  9 17:36 arch/i386/boot/bzImage
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 537933 Dec  9 17:36 System.map

gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-13)
ls -l System.map arch/i386/boot/bzImage
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1216062 2006-12-09 17:34 arch/i386/boot/bzImage
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  581822 2006-12-09 17:34 System.map


Gilles




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