Re: Which compiler to use?

From: Matthias Andree (
Date: Fri Nov 17 2000 - 06:28:42 EST

On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 11:09:11PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> 2.95.2 miscompiles strstr in some cases too. Current 2.2 however has strstr
> no longer inlined. I got bored of playing guess the compiler bug
> What about 2.95.2 + 400K_of_patches that many vendors ship with? I
> ended up patch hunting for 2.95.2 a few months back when I discovered
> it was miscompiling c++ code and ended up with something that seems
> to work... is there a definitive way to tell?

It'd then be better if there would be bug-fix releases of 2.95, I
imagine they'd be called or 2.95.3.

Matthias Andree
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