On 02/12/2018 05:41 PM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> 2018-02-13 8:48 GMT+09:00 Randy Dunlap <rdun...@infradead.org>:
>> On 02/12/2018 07:24 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 6:39 AM, Masahiro Yamada
>>> <yamada.masah...@socionext.com> wrote:
>>
>>>>> (And in thinking about this, does Kconfig know the true $CC in use?
>>>>> i.e. the configured cross compiler, etc?)
>>>>
>>>> I was thinking of removing CONFIG_CROSS_COMPILE.
>>>>
>>>> A user can dynamically change CROSS_COMPILE from
>>>> "make menuconfig".
>>>
>>> Most builds I've seen implement cross compilers as an environment
>>> variable during all "make" invocations.
>>
>> I agree. I think you would break a bunch of build bots if you remove that.
> 
> 
> For clarification, I suggested to remove CONFIG_CROSS_COMPILE.
> 
> The following code:
> https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/v4.16-rc1/Makefile#L315
> https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/v4.16-rc1/init/Kconfig#L58
> 
> I hope build bots are not using this.
> 
> 
> Passing CROSS_COMPILE via the command line, environment
> is still supported.

OK, I misunderstood.  That one can go away IMO.

thanks,
-- 
~Randy

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