Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 31st Aug 2006 01:09 UTC, submitted by Jeff
Gentoo is reporting on the release of Gentoo Linux 2006.1. Building on the strengths of previous releases and featuring all of Gentoo's well-documented flexibility, performance and portability, this release is now available on all supported architectures. The most popular architectures now use GCC 4.1, glibc 2.4 and baselayout 1.12.1, as well as including a new profile layout, with seperate desktop and server profiles.
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RE[2]: Oba oba
by kerframil on Thu 31st Aug 2006 11:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Oba oba"
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Also, I forgot to add that when switching gcc versions one really ought to rebuild the kernel and kernel modules in their entirety. The kernel does not like having portions of itself built with different compilers. I've seen this happen quite often with people who build external modules (such as nvidia-drivers), expecting to be able to use the modules with a kernel that was originally compiled with an older gcc version. It doesn't work. Although it's easily dealt with, the point is that there is no "automagic" way of taking care of all of this.

Edited 2006-08-31 11:42

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