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Re: [PATCH] fix mips/Makefile to support CROSS_COMPILE from environment

To: Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix mips/Makefile to support CROSS_COMPILE from environment var
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 00:06:47 +0100
Cc: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>, Tim Bird <tim.bird@am.sony.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 02:04:49PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:

> Let me ask a stupid question.  With all of the ways to otherwise do a
> cross compile, why a config option on MIPS?  ARM*/SH*, which are at
> least as likely to not be native-compiled, don't do that.  Just
> something I've always wondered, really.

Having such information in an environment variable is imho terribly
inelegant, having to pass it on the command line for each make invocation
is terrible abuse for the fingertips so I went for this option which makes
the makefile pick the right prefix.

  Ralf

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