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Date:      Thu, 7 Nov 1996 23:01:57 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        BRETT_GLASS@infoworld.com
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Dare I install this kernel?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961107230122.16001B-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9610078474.AA847415140@ccgate.infoworld.com>

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On Thu, 7 Nov 1996 BRETT_GLASS@infoworld.com wrote:

> Just downloaded and installed the latest 2.2-snap on a machine, and
> customized the kernel. During the compile, I received literally dozens
> of ominous messages:
> 
> warning: comparison between signed and unsigned
> 
> These came during the compilation of some rather touchy-looking code in
> the kernel.
> 
> Dare I install and run the kernel I just built?

They're harmless.  gcc 2.7.2 is much more touchy than 2.6.3 about some
stuff.

Those warnings are slowly being cleaned up.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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