Breezy makes it impossible to compile kernel modules
Fabio Massimo Di Nitto
fabbione at fabbione.net
Tue Apr 19 04:23:40 CDT 2005
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Philip Van Hoof wrote:
> Hi there,
> Since breezy introduced gcc-4.0 but the kernel is still compiled with
> gcc-3.3, I can't easily compile kernel modules with it.
> Setting CC to gcc-3.3 doesn't help for most such kernel modules (they
> still compile with cc or gcc rather than gcc-3.3, for example).
> I had to forcefully replace the symlink /usr/bin/gcc with a symlink
> to /usr/bin/gcc-3.3 to get modules compiled.
> Resolution: Compile the kernel with gcc-4.0?
Not yet. the kernel is known not to behave properly (yet) when compiled
with gcc-4. the kernel transition will take more time unfortunatly.
> Or don't yet make gcc-4.0
> the defalult compiler?
gcc-4 can be the default compiler. the kernel will be an exception that
will use directyl gcc-3.3.
The last available dish of the food you have decided to eat, will be
inevitably taken from the person in front of you.
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