On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 11:03 PM, Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sando...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Just compiled 4.9.0 and it seems to work -- so that would be the > minimum required. > > Sigh... > > Some enterprise distros are either already shipping gcc >= 5 or will > probably be shipping it soon (e.g. RHEL 8), so how much does it hurt > to ask for a newer gcc? Are there many users/companies out there using > enterprise distributions' gcc to compile and run the very latest > kernels?
I wouldn't mind upping the compiler requirements, and we have other reasons to go to 4.6. But _this_ particular issue doesn't seem worth it to then go even further. Annoying. Linus