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From: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
To: Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz>
Cc: torvalds@linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org
Subject: Kbuild change breaks the ppc64 build
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 22:10:54 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <17867.1342.763881.188430@cargo.ozlabs.ibm.com> (raw)

Commit 5de043f4bd11a9e0a3e8daec7d1905da575a76b7 breaks the build on
64-bit powerpc because we no longer get the -m64 flag passed to gcc.
There is code in arch/powerpc/Makefile which adds (or used to add)
-m64 to AS, LD and CC if we are running on a 64-bit machine (which I
am) and have a biarch toolchain (which I do).  Without -m64, the
toolchain assumes 32-bit and all sorts of things break spectacularly.

I haven't yet tracked down exactly why this commit has this effect,
since I find it takes considerable time and effort to understand
Kbuild.

Paul.

             reply	other threads:[~2007-02-08 11:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08 11:10 Paul Mackerras [this message]
2007-02-08 12:00 ` David Miller
2007-02-08 12:35   ` Oleg Verych
2007-02-08 14:12   ` Michal Ostrowski
2007-02-08 12:47 ` Oleg Verych
2007-02-08 13:17   ` David Miller
2007-02-08 13:45     ` final (Re: Kbuild change breaks the ppc64 build) Oleg Verych

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