Commit d8af7c6a authored by Robert P. J. Day's avatar Robert P. J. Day Committed by Adrian Bunk
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Drop the superfluous test for an old version of gcc.

The header file <linux/compiler.h> already enforces a suitably recent
version of gcc, so there's no point checking for that again.
Signed-off-by: default avatarRobert P. J. Day <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAdrian Bunk <>
parent b7076156
......@@ -70,15 +70,7 @@
* This is one of the first .c files built. Error out early if we have compiler
* trouble.
* Versions of gcc older than that listed below may actually compile and link
* okay, but the end product can have subtle run time bugs. To avoid associated
* bogus bug reports, we flatly refuse to compile with a gcc that is known to be
* too old from the very beginning.
#if (__GNUC__ < 3) || (__GNUC__ == 3 && __GNUC_MINOR__ < 2)
#error Sorry, your GCC is too old. It builds incorrect kernels.
#if __GNUC__ == 4 && __GNUC_MINOR__ == 1 && __GNUC_PATCHLEVEL__ == 0
#warning gcc-4.1.0 is known to miscompile the kernel. A different compiler version is recommended.
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