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From: Keith Owens <>
To: Dave Jones <>
Cc: Linux Kernel <>,
Subject: Re: $CHECK can't be overridden
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 16:26:39 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Thu, 22 Mar 2007 01:15:25 EDT." <>

Dave Jones (on Thu, 22 Mar 2007 01:15:25 -0400) wrote:
>make help implies that supplying $CHECK on the command line
>should override sparse as the checker used when building with C=1
>Yet, this doesn't seem to be the case.
>This would be useful for cases where for eg, sparse isn't in
>the $PATH, allowing an explicit path to the executable to be
>passed in automated build environments.

Works for me.

# make C=1 CHECK=foo
Using somedir/linux as source for kernel
GEN     someobj/Makefile
CHK     include/linux/version.h
CHK     include/linux/utsrelease.h
CHK     include/linux/compile.h
CHECK   somedir/linux/kdb/modules/kdb_bt2.c
/bin/sh: foo: command not found

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-22  5:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-22  5:15 Dave Jones
2007-03-22  5:26 ` Keith Owens [this message]
2007-03-22  5:37   ` Dave Jones
2007-03-22  5:43     ` Keith Owens
2007-03-22  7:30 ` Al Viro

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