[parisc-linux] gcc-3.x and the kernel

Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 21:34:36 +0000 (GMT)

> But I've read that gcc-3.0.x is not officially supported as a kernel
> compiler, since is still has some bugs. Are these bugs just x86 related
> (I doubt it) or do you accept the risk that gcc might produce garbage ?

The advice is basically x86 - for example gcc 3.0.1 gives a compiler error
trying to build some 2.4 drivers right now. With the ports it varies - the
parisc tree uses its own compiler chain based on gcc 3.