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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: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 10:37:29 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0710190915130.23164@anakin>
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On Fri, 19 Oct 2007, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> 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 ;-)

cc-cross-prefix got into mainline:
910b40468a9ce3f2f5d48c5d260329c27d45adb5

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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