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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix corruption of CONFIG_X86_32 in 'make oldconfig'
On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:25, Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
>> > I personally prefer 'make ARCH=i386 defconfig' and 'make ARCH=x86_64
>> > defconfig' because it's a nice conceptual equivalent to:
>> >
>> >     make ARCH=arm defconfig
>> >     make ARCH=mips defconfig
>> No, ARCH= is just for cross-compiling. If you're *on* an ARM or MIPS
>> box, you don't need the ARCH= bit.
> Still note that 'make ARCH=arm defconfig' will just work fine even
> without cross-building, so i often use just that if i want to see
> what default core kernel options ARM (or MIPS) has enabled these
> days.

That's still the first part of "cross-building", so the issue is moot.


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