Compiling FreeBSD 4.10 kernel with gcc native and gcc-3.4.3

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Sat Jan 1 15:33:38 GMT 2005

On Saturday, 1. January 2005 12:22, dkouroun at wrote:

> 2:) Why FreBSD 4.10 is using such an old compiler?

Because it is a stable branch, and upgrading the compiler would break binary 
compatibility all over the place.

> 3:) Has anybody tested FreeBSD 4.10 with gcc-3.4.X?

Compiling FreeBSD 4.x kernels and userland with gcc 3.x is unsupported. If you 
want to do it, you're on your own.

P.S.: Please tone down the crossposting.

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