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I'm guessing the build system of Linux depends on more than just a C compiler, and that's why the answer to the question is "no". If the build system of Linux only depends on a C compiler then my answer would be:

That would be a nice stress test, which would undoubtedly lead to bugs discovered. After enough bugs fixed, the answer would be "yes".

I'll try it!

Exciting! This is almost what I was thinking would be lovely about one month ago when I was last hacking on C.

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