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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4.0-pre6 StackGuard gcc makefile fix
Hi Greg,

Your patch has a problem with the location of the $(CC) test.

In the top Makefile, $(CC) isn't usable until after the to Makefile
includes arch/$(ARCH)/Makefile. This is because the arch Makefile
can change the value of $(CROSS_COMPILE), which affects the value
of $(CC).

Look at the location of the "-fno-strict-aliasing' test. That's
where your test needs to be.

I have some documentation on the kernel Makefiles:


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