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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