GCC 2.95.33

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Thu May 27 19:33:06 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 09:00:59PM -0500, Santiago Almenara wrote:
> Why do I need this gcc version when I compile some packages from LFS like
> the Kernel.
> Why do I need a "make CC=/opt/gcc-2.95.3/gcc"
> Isn't enough with the GCC 3.3.X ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Santiago

The kernel developers recommend GCC 2.95.3 as the compiler for the kernel, so
we follow along with their recommendations.  On some architectures, compiling
the kernel with later versions of GCC will not work properly.


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