Re: Updating include/asm symlink when $ARCH changes

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 07:29:02 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 11:25:21AM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> I cross compile arm and mips kernels from the same kernel tree. When
> I build a kernel the first time with a fresh kernel tree, the
> include/asm symlink is set properly. However, when I compile for a
> different $ARCH, the include/asm is not changed and the build fails.
> Would it be possible for the build system to update the include/asm
> symlink when it doesn't correspond to the architecture you're
> currently trying to build for?

You are not the first to ask for this - suprise.
Alexey point out a good solution but I have added to my tod list
to do something a bit more intelligent when ARCH changes.

The patches I have seen so far has been lacking fundamental functionality
and on top of this I hope to find a nice way to preserve CROSSCOMPILE
since that often change too.

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