Patches to compile the kernel with Intel's C/C++ compiler

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Mon Nov 10 15:16:52 PST 2003

At 10:22 PM +0100 11/10/03, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>I have some patches which allow to compile the kernel
>with icc (CC=icc make depend && CC=icc make). They are
>a joint effort of Marius Strobl and me.
>The resulting kernel still has some issues (no NFS,
>some packet loss, ... see icc.README in the above
>mentioned directory), but it boots and runs.

Will some of these be reasonable to commit before 5.2?
Even if there are some issues, those issues will only
come up if someone *does* use the icc compiler, right?
So, they'd be safe to add as far as anyone using gcc
is concerned?

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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