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Re: mips-tfile

To: stevenliu@psdc.com
Subject: Re: mips-tfile
From: Justin Carlson <carlson@sibyte.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 16:50:25 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <000801c0dff4$3870ba60$dde0490a@pcs.psdc.com>
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Reply-to: carlson@sibyte.com
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Fri, 18 May 2001, Steven Liu wrote:
> Hi ALL:
> 
> I have a question regarding MIPS Makefile.
> 
> In the Makefile of the Linux build directory, there are two Macros of C
> compiler flags: HOSTCFLAGS and CFLAGS.
> 
> What are their purpose and difference? In another words, what is host gcc?
> Why do we use host gcc in building the target kernel?
> 

See Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt.

-Justin

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