On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:39:26 +0100 Ralf Baechle <email@example.com> wrote:
> Kconfig will pick the default machine which is an IP22 for allyesconfig
> and allmodconfig. The makefile will then pick the right flags for the
> compiler based on machine, processor and endian selection. so it'll
> happily build a big endian kernel with a little endian compiler. All
> that's really different between those compilers are the defaults. Building
> more different defconfigs is a better investments of CPU cycles.
> An issue with very large functionss for which I've posted a patch earlier
> today used to break makeallconfig / makeallmodconfig on MIPS. I'll sort
> those out but right now I just don't have the CPU cycles to regularly
> build such monster kernel configs.
> A suggested set of kernel defconfigs to test:
> These cover a huge variety of features, UP, SMP & weirdo SMP, flatmem & NUMA,
> 32-bit, 64-bit, little and big endian.
OK, I will adjust the MIPS builds tomorrow. Thanks for the suggestions.
Just be clear, I only need to build with one compiler (presumably what
gcc/binutils produces when I ask for a "mips" toolchain) and can drop the
other ("mipsel"), correct?
Stephen Rothwell firstname.lastname@example.org
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