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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Richard B.
> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 12:08
> To: Linux kernel
> Subject: egcs (or compatible) compiler
> I tried to find the "latest and greatest" gcc compiler that
> will compile the kernel. I can't find the source anywhere!
> Apparently, gnu doesn't "do" the compiler anymore, it's now
> called egcs and is supposed to be on goof.com according to
> the links from the GCC home page. They only have patches.
> The last source-code I have been able to find for gcc is
> gcc-3.0.1.tar.gz and it won't even compile under egcs-184.108.40.206
> (which I installed about a year ago before it became unavailable
> and dissappeared).
> So, what gives? Any hints on how I get the source of the most
> recommended gcc, that will actually compile on a previous version
> of gcc? I'm presently using egcs-220.127.116.11, but newer kernels won't
> compile using it. They fail to link with "__rawmemchr" errors, i.e.,
> caused by code that gets the string-length by doing strchr(s, 0),
> i.e., looks for the null. This envokes some __rammemchr() function
> that doesn't exist.
> Dick Johnson
> Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
> Why is the government concerned about the lunatic fringe? Think about it.
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