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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] x86, kconfig: Default to ARCH=x86 to avoid overriding CONFIG_64BIT
    On Sun, 2011-07-31 at 01:18 -0400, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
    > If I'm reading this correctly, does this mean that someone doing an
    > 'allyesconfig' on an i386 machine will get a configuration for a
    > 64bits kernel[0] ? With your logic, you would require the user to
    > manually specify CONFIG_64BIT=n, which should be automatic on such a
    > system...

    Yes, that is entirely correct, and intentional. If the user asks for
    'all yes', then the user gets 'all yes'.

    We do not attempt some kind of half-baked Aunt Tillie mode where we
    guess certain settings from the build host.

    It's not as if people often use 'allyesconfig' to build kernels they're
    actually going to *run*.


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