The guy works for RH but have a look at
for some interesting comments on the compiler and how the breakage is in the
source code, not the compiler.
He was running around defending it left right and centre in the slashdot
thread on 7.1. He also said that 7.1 was compiled using 7.1, so you
shouldn't need to go off to rpmfind to recompile your kernel,
On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 12:02:26PM +0100, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 11:45:45AM +0100, HAMILTON,DAVID (HP-Ireland,ex2) mentioned:
> > So when I want to recompile my kernel, what version of the compiler shoudl I
> > be using, and where can I get it?
> > 405Mb......
>> GCC 2.95.2. There are loads of versions on rpmfind.net that should do
> When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
> to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
> -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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