The Intel C Compiler generates additional warning and remarks that
might be useful for improving the quality of the Linux kenel.
Why does your webpage
Do you know your webpage
I suck at webpage design. It will hopefully improve
over time. If you want to help it not suck please let me know.
Why don't you use gcc instead?
The GNU Compiler Collection is an excellent compiler. The
Intel compiler generates some different warnings and remarks that can
be useful for improving the quality of the kernel.
What procedure do you use?
want to build my kernel with the Intel Compiler, any suggestions?
- Retrieve latest version of kernel
- make allyesconfig
- run Intel C compiler using "make -k CC="-w2 -Wbrief"
- run scripts to generate html pages
Pyrillion has put
together some patches for the kernel which allows it to be used to
built as a usable kernel.
What is next, for the project?
I'm working on automating more of it so it will be able update
itself when a new release comes out without requiring manual work on my
Planning on improving organization of the output a bit. Possibly
allowing for searches by filenames and other criteria.
C compiler for Alpha is available for free by agreeing to a simple
license. It might be interesting to run a similar project on
I'm hitting the link but the
code doesn't look like it matches up?
For the source code listings we link to an external site. We
can sometimes be out of sync with their release for a bit after a
kernel update. Thanks to Eric
Sesterhenn for pointing out the
availability of a version of the source code tree that is much more up
Can I get a raw copy of the
output from the compiler?