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Re: [PATCH] Add as-option to top-level Makefile

To: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org>, Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add as-option to top-level Makefile
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2005 18:03:08 +0000
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On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 07:03:47PM +0200, Paul Mundt wrote:

> cc-option can presently not be used for checking as flags. It seems like
> MIPS ran into this already and added their own as-option (which at this
> point seems to be completely unused on MIPS, so perhaps it's worth
> removing entirely from there).
> 
> This patch moves the definition to the top-level Makefile so that others
> can make use of it (sh wants this with newer binutils that allow for ISA
> tuning, for instance).
> 
> Additionally, it may make more sense to move the -Wa$(comma) stuff into
> as-option directly so it doesn't get repeated all over the place (though
> it seems unlikely that there will be enough users that actually care
> about this).

For MIPS as-option became unused when old binutils versions finally had to
be retired.  Patch looks good to me but since it's sort of a no-op patch I
won't merge it into linux-mips.org but if accepted rather wait until it
comes to me vi Linus's patches, as usual.

Thanks,

  Ralf

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