Re: [2.6 patch] remove support for gcc < 3.2

From: David S. Miller
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 17:45:12 EST

From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 00:26:07 +0200

> - my impression is that the older compilers are only rarely
> used, so miscompilations of a driver with an old gcc might
> not be detected for a longer amount of time

Many people still use 2.95 because it's still the fastest
way to get a kernel build done and that's important for
many people.

And with 4.0 being a scary regression in the compile time
performance area compared to 3.4, this becomes even more
important to keep around.
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