Re: Linux 2.1.26 Compile error

Hans Lermen (
Mon, 3 Mar 1997 11:05:54 +0100 (MET)

On Sun, 2 Mar 1997, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> With gcc 2.2.7 and binutils- everything compiles fine. However, I
> can FORCE the problem you describe by changing the optimize flag in the
> top-level Makefile to "-O6". Therefore, I think the problem is a bug in
This is problematic for the kernel, because with > -O2 functions are
automatically converted to __inline__. Not what the kernel likes (stack
layouts changing), the kernel wants to decide itself where it uses __inline__.

So I guess with -O6 you are forceing a lot of _other_ odds.