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Re: [RFC] Get rid of SUBARCH

To: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Get rid of SUBARCH
From: Thorsten Glaser <t.glaser@tarent.de>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:53:30 +0200 (CEST)
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On Wed, 21 Aug 2013, Richard Weinberger wrote:

> The series touches also m68k, sh, mips and unicore32.
> These architectures magically select a cross compiler if ARCH != SUBARCH.
> Do really need that behavior?

Not precisely that, but it’s very common in m68k land
to just cross-build kernels with

$ make ARCH=m68k menuconfig
$ make ARCH=m68k

Maybe a generalising of that feature, and making it
independent of SUBARCH (which can then die)?

bye,
//mirabilos
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