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Re: Testsuite ad RedHat 7
On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 08:57:25PM -0400, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 02:50:52AM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> > Has anyone run a testsuite on the compiler in RedHat 7 and compared
> > with a run using gcc-2.95. This could settle the question of what
> > compiler is the less buggier once and for all. It is not that
> > difficult to make gcc 2.95.2 core dump if you are agressive with
> > optimization flags so it cannot deemed perfect.
> gcc 2.96 cannot compile kernel 2.2.x. To some people, that qualifies
> the compiler as buggy. To others, that qualifies the kernel as buggy. :)
I have been compiling 2.2.x kernel with gcc 2.96 for months now:
# cat /proc/version
Linux version xxxxxxx (firstname.lastname@example.org) (gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.0)) #1 SMP Sun Oct 8 15:47:45 PDT 2000
But I do have 2 small patches: