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    SubjectRe: config automatically switches from 32-bit to 64-bit for x86
    On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:53:41AM +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
    >On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Américo Wang <> wrote:
    >> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 09:39:51AM +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
    >>>But I wonder then what is the point/use of CONFIG_X86_32 if compiler
    >>>is not listening to it.
    >>>Logically compiler should set appropriate flags based on .config settings.
    >> It's not compiler, it's kbuild, kbuild tries to determine the arch
    >> by 'uname -m'.
    >Ahh, then kbuild is buggy, kbuild should check .config instead of
    >'uname -m' and verify from user if it mismatches.

    Why? You didn't use 'make oldconfig', why shoud it check?
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