[klibc] Re: [klibc-cvs] klibc/klibc/arch/i386 MCONFIG,1.9,1.10

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Jun 8 02:00:18 PDT 2003

Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-06-07 at 19:51, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>Yes.  It breaks pre-gcc3 compilers.
> How annoying, because gcc3 whines endlessly about the use of those
> flags, increasing the volume of a compile log by about 3x.

No kidding.  This kind of behaviour on the part of the gcc maintainers 
is downright rude, in my opinion.  There is such as thing as maintaining 
backward compatibility without excessive pain.

> I'm inclined to do a once-off check and use -m for older compilers and
> -f for newer.  Does that sound OK to you?

Yeah, I think the kernel itself does some kind of Makefile magic for that.


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