From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 14:39:54 EST

On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 04:40:36PM +0000, moreau francis wrote:
> Hi
> I met an issue when compiling kernel 2.6.18-rc4. I
> cross compile the kernel for a MIPS target on a PC.
> MIPS architecture assigns CROSS_COMPILE in
> its arch/mips/Makefile but it is not included by the
> main Makefile from the begining. So one of the
> consequence is that CC variable is not correctly
> set until arch's Makefile is included. It's set to "gcc"
> since CROSS_COMPILE is still not defined instead
> of "mips-linux-gcc". During this time CC variable is
> used to setup CFLAGS for example.
> is it something known ?
It has been reported before but thanks for the reminder.
I will try to cook up a fix tonight.

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