Re: CCFOUND and more

From: J . A . Magallon (
Date: Thu Dec 28 2000 - 20:27:03 EST

On 2000.12.28 Keith Owens wrote:
> Yes. Some arch files change CROSS_COMPILE after CC has been set and
> expect the change to flow into the definition of CC. This "feature"
> only works because '=' stores the value as text and reevaluates the
> text each time, automatically picking up any changes to CROSS_COMPILE.
> Using CC := might break m68k and mips. The makefile redesign for 2.5
> will fix this problem once and for all.

OK, understrood. Anyway, I know there is not too much impact of this
issue, but you could always convert-to-fast-version the more
critical vars with something like:

CC = .........
CPP = $(CC) -E
include arch/$(ARCH)/Makefile

# Eval them once forever

J.A. Magallon                                         $> cd pub                             $> more beer

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