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commit 70c9476e834802806e327882f4530e10555cb3a8
Author: Andreas Schwab <schwab@redhat.com>
Date:   Wed May 5 10:14:51 2010 +0200

    Regenerate INSTALL

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index a7fdafa..bdbf33b 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2010-05-05  Andreas Schwab  <schwab@redhat.com>
+
+	* INSTALL: Regenerate.
+
 2010-05-05  Ulrich Drepper  <drepper@redhat.com>
 
 	* sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/kernel-features.h: Alpha doesn't have to be
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 8d61b3e..2a58783 100644
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
@@ -298,16 +298,16 @@ build the GNU C library:
 
    * GCC 3.4 or newer, GCC 4.1 recommended
 
-     The GNU C library can only be compiled with the GNU C compiler
-     family.  For the 2.3 releases, GCC 3.2 or higher is required; GCC
-     3.4 is the compiler we advise to use for 2.3 versions.  For the
-     2.4 release, GCC 3.4 or higher is required; as of this writing,
-     GCC 4.1 is the compiler we advise to use for current versions.  On
-     certain machines including `powerpc64', compilers prior to GCC 4.0
-     have bugs that prevent them compiling the C library code in the
-     2.4 release.  On other machines, GCC 4.1 is required to build the C
-     library with support for the correct `long double' type format;
-     these include `powerpc' (32 bit), `s390' and `s390x'.
+     For the 2.4 release or later, GCC 3.4 or higher is required; as of
+     this writing, GCC 4.4 is the compiler we advise to use for current
+     versions.  On certain machines including `powerpc64', compilers
+     prior to GCC 4.0 have bugs that prevent them compiling the C
+     library code in the 2.4 release.  On other machines, GCC 4.1 is
+     required to build the C library with support for the correct `long
+     double' type format; these include `powerpc' (32 bit), `s390' and
+     `s390x'.  For other architectures special compiler-provided
+     headers are needed (like `cpuid.h' on x86) which only come with
+     later compiler versions.
 
      You can use whatever compiler you like to compile programs that
      use GNU libc, but be aware that both GCC 2.7 and 2.8 have bugs in

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Summary of changes:
 ChangeLog |    4 ++++
 INSTALL   |   20 ++++++++++----------
 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)


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