Re: Build failures with gcc 4.5 and older

From: Tony Luck
Date: Wed Aug 15 2018 - 12:09:32 EST

On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:19 PM Tony Luck <tony.luck@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> My ia64 test box only has 4.3.4. I seem to remember some pain points
> with newer versions of gcc on ia64. I need to poke around and find one
> new enough to get past this problem, but that still works for kernel building.

I had problems trying to build an up to date (or even a slightly old)
gcc starting from 4.3.4.

I did manage to build 4.6.4.

4.6.4 built git HEAD* that failed yesterday using 4.3.4. It boots OK.


* 958f338e96f8 ("Merge branch 'l1tf-final' of