Standard-Kernel doesn't compile on FC4T3
vdr.hgm.bg at gmx.net
Sat May 28 19:09:57 UTC 2005
Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>>>>> In file included from drivers/i2c/algos/i2c-algo-bit.c:31:
>>>>> include/linux/i2c.h:58: error: array type has incomplete element
>>>>> type include/linux/i2c.h:197: error: array type has incomplete
>>>>> element type It's very important that standard-kernel should
>>>>> compile on FC4....
>> If you read the kernel documentation, it specifies what versions of
>> gcc the kernel should compile with. gcc4 isn't specified as one of
> it actually specifies a *minimum* compiler version.
Thanks for this statement, i won't like the idea of having an old
compiler just for building the kernel :)
>> Fedora/Redhat typically (always??) uses the default C compiler, but
>> they also patch the kernel code.
> ... but basically not for compiler stuff. The kernel people (me
> included) try really hard to make the kernel always work well with
> recent gcc's, often before said gcc versions even get officially
That's good to hear but it seems to me that at the i2c stuff there is
still some work to be done....
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