Re: [tip:x86/kbuild] x86: Don't silently override CONFIG_64BIT in'make oldconfig'

From: David Woodhouse
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 17:41:39 EST

On Fri, 2009-09-04 at 09:38 -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> what does ARCH=x86 mean?

A bit like ARCH=powerpc. It's the new combined architecture where 64-bit
vs. 32-bit is just a config choice. ARCH=i386 and ARCH=x86_64 are just
historical baggage, and should be dropped like ARCH=ppc and ARCH=ppc64


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