On Wednesday, November 10, 2010 14:54:17 Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > Mike, what _exactly_ was the reason to drop cross compilation?
> > nothing was "dropped". you need to set your HOSTCC correctly for the
> > host on which you want tools to compile.
> But it is WRONG to use HOSTCC for fw_* - these are _target_ tools, and
> they need to be CROSS compiled.
so do what i said -- set the HOSTCC to the host you want the tools to run on.
this will work for *all* tools instead of arbitrarily picking some to use
HOSTCC while picking others to use CROSS.
> > this is like arguing that none of the tools in tools/Makefile
> > cross-compile. they do. i simply fixed tools/env/Makefile to operate
> > the same.
> Seems this was not a fix, but introduced an error. Dp you agree to
> revert that commit?
of course i disagree. this change is a fix in my mind.