[RFC] remove pre gcc-4.0 optimizations

Andreas Jaeger aj@suse.com
Fri Dec 28 17:07:00 GMT 2012


On 12/28/2012 01:58 PM, Ondřej Bílka wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 01:45:21PM +0100, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> On 12/28/2012 10:39 AM, Ondřej Bílka wrote:
>>> Hello, I noticed that headers contain optimized versions for gcc as old
>>> as 2.8 or before.
>>>
>>> To simplify code I would remove anything older than 4.0.0 (April 20.2005)
>>> as it is not relevant today.
>>>
>>> Is there a minimal gcc requirement to remove more definitions?
>>
>> The installed headers should support older GCC versions. I think we
>> discussed this in the past (this year) but don't remember the
>> resolution, please search the archives,
>>
>> Andreas
>
> It is in http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-02/msg00545.html,
> thanks.

That's a description for building of glibc - not for building programs 
linking against glibc,

Andreas
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