Re: [PATCH] kvm tools: Fix build of guest init with biarch powerpc compilers

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Sat Aug 10 2013 - 02:51:21 EST

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 11:46 AM, Michael Ellerman
<michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On powerpc we build kvmtool as a 64bit binary. We do that by setting
> -m64 in our CFLAGS. For most things we just call $(CC) and it passes
> that info onto the linker.
> However there is one place where we explicitly call the linker, in the
> build of guest/init - and in that case we need to tell the linker to
> build 64bit.
> We have gotten away with this so far because we have been building with
> a 64bit only toolchain. However if you build with a biarch toolchain,
> which generally defaults to 32bit, we fail to link.
> The fix is to defined LDFLAGS appropriately and pass it to LD.
> Tested on powerpc and x86-64.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks a lot!
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