On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 09:28:12AM +0200, Juerg Haefliger wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a specific reason why we're using
> 
> unset KPATCH_GCC_TEMPDIR
> CROSS_COMPILE="$TOOLSDIR/kpatch-gcc " make ...
> 
> to build the original kernel? This doesn't seem to do anything special
> unless I'm missing something.

Good question.  If I remember right, it's for compile speed.  Otherwise,
when building the patched kernel, make will notice the compiler binary
changed and it will rebuild everything.

It would be good to have a comment there.  Pull requests welcome ;-)

-- 
Josh

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