different versions of gcc for kernel and userspace components

Michael Eager eager@eagercon.com
Mon Aug 21 20:30:00 GMT 2006

Mayuresh Chitale wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want to know if it is possible to use different versions of gcc for
> the kernel and the userspace components for the same system / board?
> Any insights / suggestions on this would be highly appreciated .

There should be no problem using different versions of gcc
to build the Linux kernel and user applications.  The kernel
often has restrictions on which gcc version can be used,
but these restrictions don't apply to the user space code.

Michael Eager	 eager@eagercon.com
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