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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Makefile: Include arch Makefiles as late as possible
    > There are few arches that have "auto detection" of CROSS_COMPILE
    > variable: mips, m68k, parisc, xtensa, h8300 and blackfin.
    > So `normal' arches don't have any chance to overwrite the flags
    > because of the few offenders above. ;-)

    We also have archs where we add options to gcc that may
    impact for example -fno-stack-protector.
    We had a bug in x86 in this area for a while.

    So the only sane thing is to only add the most generic options to
    KBUILD_CFLAGS before we include the arch specific part.
    And we can then add the conditional options later - like
    the KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-option, -fno-stack-protector)
    in this case.

    We learned a few lessons in this area over time as your
    history digging also showed.


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