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Re: [Xen-devel] Which GCC is best for building Xen?

To: "Keir Fraser" <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Which GCC is best for building Xen?
From: "pradeep singh rautela" <rautelap@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 13:06:59 +0530
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Oh... sorry for missing the point.
Thanks for pointing that out, Keir.


On 8/2/07, Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> GCC 4.x is supported. Any regressions in compatibility with gcc 4.x should
> be reported so that they can be fixed -- usually this means avoiding
> compiler warnings in subdirectories which are compiled with -Werror.
> Subdirectories which do not use -Werror have a reason for that -- e.g., not
> wanting to needlessly diverge from upstream qemu by putting in workarounds
> for otherwise harmless compiler warnings.
>  -- Keir
> On 2/8/07 08:00, "pradeep singh rautela" <rautelap@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > gcc 4.1.2 build fine for me though.
> > A little tweaking is certainly required in the config files to lower
> > down the paranoia of the GCC compiler for Xen.
> >
> > BTW Keir, any strong reasons for sticking to GCC 3.4 and not upgrading
> > to GCC 4.x series?
> >
> > Sorry if this has been discussed before, a link to the mail archive
> > will be really appreciated.

pradeep singh rautela

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