[PATCH] [POWERPC] Fix bootwrapper builds with newer gcc versions

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri May 2 22:13:55 EST 2008

On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 03:11 -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> GCC 4.4.x looks to be adding support for generating out-of-line register
> saves/restores based on:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-04/msg01678.html
> This breaks the bootwrapper as we'd need to link with libgcc to get the
> implementation of the register save/restores.

We don't link with libgcc anywhere in the kernel.  Is this going to have
similar impacts for building the vmlinux itself?

What are they actually error messages you see with that version of GCC,
out of curiosity?


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