This Linux* Kernel Build White Paper describes the important notes when building the Linux kernel with Intel C++ Compiler 13.0:
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Please refer to the Intel® C++ Compiler for Linux* - Compatibility with GNU Compilers White Paper for more information about gcc* compatibility.
Intel® C++ Compiler for Linux* - Kernel building
For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.