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Re: [RFC] Get rid of SUBARCH

To: Thorsten Glaser <>, Richard Weinberger <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Get rid of SUBARCH
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:58:04 +0200
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If ARCH doesn't match uname for some definition of match?

Thorsten Glaser <> wrote:
>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 !=
>> 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)?

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