[PLUG] Kernel compilation (2.6)

Andrew Munkres amunk at pdx.edu
Tue Sep 28 19:55:03 PDT 2004


On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Robert Kopp wrote:

> If gcc-2.95.3 can be invoked without system-wide
> installation, I'm content to leave it where it is.
> Anyhow, what is the best way to make it the active
> version of gcc when compiling the kernel?

I haven't tried this, but the top-level Makefile includes this:

	# Make variables (CC, etc...)

	AS              = $(CROSS_COMPILE)as
	LD              = $(CROSS_COMPILE)ld
	CC              = $(CROSS_COMPILE)gcc
	CPP             = $(CC) -E

I suspect that editing it to define CC to something else would be one way
to use a different compiler.

BTW, kernels compiled with gcc 3.x seem to work ok for me.






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