Re: First snapshot of a proposed set of fixes to make 2.0.34

Alan Cox (
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 20:17:28 +0000 (GMT)

> Another candidate:
> o ioport.c fix from 2.1 for gcc 2.8.0

I don't believe it is a candidate. It only partially fixes the gcc 2.8.0
problems, and nobody has spent the 3 or 4 weeks+ running lots of 2.8.0
compiled kernels neccessary to find out.

> It is clearly a linux bug and not a gcc problem, and I think it is important
> that the stable kernel compiles correctly with the latest released gcc.

Only if we have fair reason to believe the resulting compile is stable.