Re: [2.6 patch] Use -ffreestanding?

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 21:03:42 EST

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 05:51:41PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >
> > I'm open for examples why this actually doesn't work, but after my
> > (limited) testin I'd suggest the patch below for inclusion in the next
> > -mm.
> When was -ffreestanding introduced? Iow, it might not work with all
> compiler versions.. Apart from that, I think it makes sense.

It's supported in gcc 2.95 (which is the oldest compiler supported by
kernel 2.6).

> Linus



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