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Re: MIPS Makefile not picking up CROSS_COMPILE from environment setting

To: Wolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>
Subject: Re: MIPS Makefile not picking up CROSS_COMPILE from environment setting
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 09:16:08 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20071018184636.48637242E9@gemini.denx.de>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
References: <20071018184636.48637242E9@gemini.denx.de>
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On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> I noticed that, unlike for other architectures like ARM  or  PowerPC,
> the  MIPS Makefile does not pick up the settings from a CROSS_COMPILE
> environment variable, at least not with many (all?) default  configu-
> rations.
> 
> This makes no sense to me - is there an intention behind it?
> 
> Or should I submit a patch  to  use  an  environment  setting  if  it
> exists, i. e. somthing like this:

BTW, currently there's a discussion about such things on lkml under the
subject `Make m68k cross compile like every other architecture.'.

As you can probably guess, MIPS is unlike every other architecture, too ;-)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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