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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
To: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>,
	tglx@linutronix.de, mingo@redhat.com, hpa@zytor.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] x86: allow 64bit setting in Kconfig
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 17:37:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080211163740.GA2446@elte.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080204204555.GC505@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi>


* Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> wrote:

> >     make ARCH=i386 randconfig
> > 
> > on a 64-bit box that has a 32-bit .config in its kernel directory.
> > 
> > The randconfig/allyesconfig/allnoconfig variants override whatever 
> > is in the current .config. Making the result depend on whatever is 
> > in the .config at the moment is fundamentally wrong.
> > 
> > "oldconfig" on the other hand has correct sensitivity to the 
> > existing .config - and that always worked correctly. So if you pop a 
> > 32-bit or a 64-bit .config into a kernel tree, that will be listened 
> > to, no matter whether you are on a 32-bit or on a 64-bit host.
> 
> Do you have ARCH=x86 set in your environment, the command line or 
> patched into your Makefile when this works for you?

nope, it happens with vanilla and no ARCH environment variable set that 
i know of. So you cannot see this behavior?

	Ingo

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11 16:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-28 22:09 Adrian Bunk
2008-02-01 15:22 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-04 20:45   ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-11 16:37     ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2008-02-11 16:50       ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-11 17:13         ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-02-11 17:30           ` Adrian Bunk

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