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Old 06-17-2008, 05:56 PM
Jesse Keating
 
Default Upcoming kernel build

We're doing something a little special for the next rawhide kernel.
There is an ongoing bug regarding gcc and compiling the kernel, which
leads to ext3 failures.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451068

In order to have a working kernel, but not make gcc go backwards by
untagging it while the gcc folks are working out a fix, I've created a
special buildroot to put the old gcc back into service so that we can
build the kernel and move beyond the ext3 issues. This will be a short
lived buildroot, only used by the kernel, so that we have something
working for the next few days (somewhat critical given FUDCon).

This is not something we normally do, but I wanted to announce it up
front so that everybody knows whats going on.

Cheers!

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Old 06-20-2008, 12:40 PM
Matej Cepl
 
Default Upcoming kernel build

On 2008-06-17, 17:56 GMT, Jesse Keating wrote:
> In order to have a working kernel, but not make gcc go
> backwards by untagging it while the gcc folks are working out
> a fix, I've created a special buildroot to put the old gcc back
> into service so that we can build the kernel and move beyond
> the ext3 issues. This will be a short lived buildroot, only
> used by the kernel, so that we have something working for the
> next few days (somewhat critical given FUDCon).

Yey, kernel compiler is back!!! :-)

(I remember those days when on Debian lists we had to explain to
all former Red Hat users, that no, you don't need special
compiler just for kernel ;-)).

Matěj

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Old 06-20-2008, 12:56 PM
Jesse Keating
 
Default Upcoming kernel build

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 14:40 +0200, Matej Cepl wrote:
> On 2008-06-17, 17:56 GMT, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > In order to have a working kernel, but not make gcc go
> > backwards by untagging it while the gcc folks are working out
> > a fix, I've created a special buildroot to put the old gcc back
> > into service so that we can build the kernel and move beyond
> > the ext3 issues. This will be a short lived buildroot, only
> > used by the kernel, so that we have something working for the
> > next few days (somewhat critical given FUDCon).
>
> Yey, kernel compiler is back!!! :-)
>
> (I remember those days when on Debian lists we had to explain to
> all former Red Hat users, that no, you don't need special
> compiler just for kernel ;-)).
>
> Matěj

Hhaha. Well due to FUDCon fun, I had forgotten to actually tag the
build we did on the side, so the newly built kernel won't actually show
up until tomorrow. Whoops.


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