>>>>> "FD" == Fergal Daly <fergal at esatclear.ie> writes:
FD> I think Redhat might argue that the kernel developers have
FD> been shipping broken code for a long time and that Redhat's
That very much depends on how you define "broken code". Code that
triggers internal compiler errors or whose machine code form produces
results that are wrong is not broken. When that happens, you have a
FD> gcc is considerably less broken than most other distros'
FD> compilers, especially when it comes to C++ support,
RedHat's compiler is totally broken compared to that shipped with
other distros since it:
1) will not build a working kernel (unless you install the 2.96-69
update). And yes, I know about kgcc.
2) uses a C++ ABI that is incompatible with a) gcc 2.95.* and b) gcc
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