Re: crossbuild fails in modpost

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Sun May 18 2008 - 15:56:18 EST

On Thursday 2008-05-15 22:46, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> Well, the compiler is the same, but it's told to compile the kernel with
>> -m64. It runs on x86_64 kernel and i386 userspace. It's debian i386 gcc
>> package which understands x86_64 objects too. No SUBARCH option, it seems
>> to default to x86_64.
>Unless you manually fiddle with ARCH you can only build a kernel with
>the same 32<->64bit setting as your currently running kernel (no matter
>which userspace you use)...

echo -en '#!/bin/bash\nexec gcc -m32 "$@"\n' >/usr/local/bin/i386-linux-gcc
make CC=i386-linux-gcc
then the if($(CC),$(HOSTCC)) check should get true.
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