Re: module compiler version check still needed?

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 00:58:13 EST

On Monday 14 August 2006 00:14, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 10:27:24PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 August 2006 06:59, Keith Owens wrote:
> > > IA64 still needs the check. include/asm-ia64/spinlock.h generates
> > > different calls to the out of line spinlock handler, depending on the
> > > version of gcc.
> >
> > Thanks. But I guess it could be used to MODULE_ARCH_VERMAGIC for ia64 only then.
> > If nobody else complains I will do that.
> Will we remember to add the check back in when we introduce new
> dependencies on compiler versions?

If something breaks it be readded. I see it only as a special
hack for some extraordinary, and hopefully these problems won't happen again.

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