Re: Does anyone care about gcc 3.x support for *x86* anymore?

From: Martin Michlmayr
Date: Thu May 20 2010 - 14:46:00 EST

* Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2010-05-19 15:38]:
> > If there isn't a reason to preserve support, I would like to consider
> > discontinue support for using gcc 3 to compile x86 kernels. If there is
> > a valid use case, it would be good to know what it is.
> I suspect there are still distributions around that use it as a standard
> compiler. Wasn't it used in some major release of Debian?

Not in a recent one, no.
Martin Michlmayr
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