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

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 18:58:55 EST

On 09/04/2009 02:40 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> 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
> were.

>From a cursory look it looks like ARCH=powerpc won't work for UM, either.


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