Toolchain doesn't compile with GCC 4.3

Benjamin Lewis ben.lewis at
Mon Jul 21 15:42:35 CEST 2008

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 01:58:49PM +0100, Benjamin Lewis wrote:
>> Malcolm wrote:
>>> 2008/7/21 Stefan Sperling <stsp at>:
>>>> But in the long term, the toolchain components will need to be
>>>> updated to newer versions anyway. A newer binutils version might
>>>> fix the problem you're seeing.
>>> Yes, this is fixed in binutils 2.18.
> OK, but I'm not going to update the toolchain (lack of time).
> Benjamin, do you wanna give it a go?

Hopefully it will just be a matter of incrementing the version in the 
Makefile by one and updating the md5sum. I'll have a look later.

>>> I'm impressed that gcc was able to find this bug.
>>> --
>>> Malcolm Parsons
>> I'm not too surprised actually, the upgrade to 4.3 threw up loads of 
>> bugs to do with arrays in Fedora
> I think Malcolm implied that we would be surprised about those, too :)
> Stefan


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