[klibc] build klibc with gcc 2.96 fails

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jan 19 14:24:55 PST 2005

Greg KH wrote:
>>Looks like gcc 2.96 doesn't support -MT, which is used for the 
>>dependency generation.
> Ah, thanks.
>>Any reason to care about this never-officially-released historic compiler?
> People build kernels with it, and it's still a "supported" compiler for
> that.

Well, it's a serious question.  The dependency system I use is very 
nice, because it means the dependencies are always current.  However, if 
we need to support old compilers, then we need a different system that 
doesn't rely on those features, which would be a bit of a shame.


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