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FS#9801 - Kernel gcc 4.3.0 issues

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Sunday, 09 March 2008, 22:26 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Sunday, 23 March 2008, 01:55 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thomas Bächler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Please apply these two patches:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e40cd10ccff3d9fbffd57b93780bee4b7b9bff51

http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/*checkout*/devel/kernel/linux-2.6-compile-fix-gcc-43.patch?rev=1.3

The first is to fix broken behaviour in the linux kernel that is triggered by gcc 4.3.0 usage on applications (could lead to security bugs, though very rare)

The 2nd is to make 2.6.24 compile with gcc 4.3.0 without errors.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Sunday, 23 March 2008, 01:55 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 12 March 2008, 20:01 GMT
i think this will be merged into the next release, read about it here:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/stable-queue.git;a=summary
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Wednesday, 12 March 2008, 20:20 GMT
Ah, it will get merged if they merge the queue with 2.6.23.x. You will need the patch from fedora to compile with 4.3 though.
Comment by Thomas Bächler (brain0) - Wednesday, 12 March 2008, 23:26 GMT
Tobias, applications compiled with 4.3 may still break, so maybe we need the patch if the next 2.6.23.x isn't released soon enough.
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Friday, 21 March 2008, 17:23 GMT
fixed in 24.3-4 kernel

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