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Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 18:06:19 +0400
From: Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com>
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: gcc 4.6.x and kernel-2.6.18-ovz

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 15:05 +0200, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
> I remember that from some version of gcc (4.5?) there was a problem
> with kernel compilation. The reason was that gcc checking code more
> carefully and did not want to accept certain parts of the kernel.
> Kernel 2.6.18 is quite old and maybe this is just such a situation.

Yes, we already have similar problems with 2.6.18 and gcc 3.4.5 (not
more strict/relaxed checks, but different behaviour), but I think it's
better to avoid them at all as now we have no perishing dependencies.

Thanks,

-- 
Vasiliy

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