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Are you talking about pgcc? If so this is what the docs that come with the kernel say.
You will need at least gcc 2.7.2 to compile the kernel. You currently have several options for gcc-derived compilers: gcc 22.214.171.124, various versions of egcs, the new gcc 2.95 and upcoming gcc 3.0, and experimental compilers like pgcc. For absolute stability, it is still recommended that gcc 126.96.36.199 be used to compile your kernel. egcs 1.1.2 should also work. gcc 2.95 is known to have problems, and using pgcc for your kernel is just asking for trouble.
In addition, please pay attention to compiler optimization. Anything greater than -O2 may not be wise. Similarly, if you choose to use gcc 2.95 or derivatives, be sure not to use -fstrict-aliasing (which, depending on your version of gcc 2.95, may necessitate using -fno-strict-aliasing).