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From: Dave Jones <>
To: Keith Owens <>
Cc: Linux Kernel <>,
Subject: Re: $CHECK can't be overridden
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 01:37:14 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 04:26:39PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
 > 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

Ah, my bad. I was thinking it was an environment var rather
than a makefile var.  I was using 'CHECK=foo make bzImage C=1'




  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-22  5:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-22  5:15 $CHECK can't be overridden Dave Jones
2007-03-22  5:26 ` Keith Owens
2007-03-22  5:37   ` Dave Jones [this message]
2007-03-22  5:43     ` Keith Owens
2007-03-22  7:30 ` Al Viro

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