Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 10:24:04 -0500 From: Mark Hatle <fray@...sta.com> To: xvendor@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: GCC 3.2 Warly wrote: > Mark Hatle <fray@...sta.com> writes: > >>I'm just curious if anyone else here has worked on migrating forward >>to GCC 3.2 (on x86) and what problems they have run into. Especially >>in the area of building the kernel. >> >>So far userland seems to be stable, but the kernel isn't building >>right.. our guess is that it is our fault and not something in the >>upstream kernel. (Kernel 2.4.18 is what we're trying to build right >>now) > > > It builds fine here. > just as an update.. we found the problem. (We were actually building BOTH 2.4.17 and 2.4.18) anyway.. apparently the usage of asmlinkage and FASTCALL in the do_signal call in the kernel was corrupting registers/stack (or something like that) 2.4.18pre1 apparently fixes that problem. Anyway, I thought you folks might find that interesting. --Mark
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