[patch 2/5] kexec improve build for ppc64
horms at verge.net.au
Tue May 8 02:07:19 EDT 2007
On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 05:02:52PM -0700, Geoff Levand wrote:
> Powerpc 64 bit platforms support both 64 bit and 32 bit runtimes. Allow
> ARCH= to be specified on the command line to separate the processor arch
> from the compiler machine. This also helps cross-builds with non-standard
> compiler names.
This does fundamentally change the affect that ARCH has on the
build - that is, it now has an affect. And this worries me in
the context of cross-compiling. However, after reasonably extensive
testing of all the supported architectures, I have convinced myself
that it at least for cross-compiling its ok :-)
I have gone ahead and applied this change. But if people
could test building various architectures, I would appreciate it.
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