Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad / Kernel build tools

From: Arjan van de Ven (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 13:40:22 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> Linus writes ...

> mec> (2) Make the architecture a configuration variable (!)

> linus> Why?

> The real reason is that it's the right thing to do. Part of a
> configuration is "what machine it's for".

> Here are some benefits:

> (a) Arjan's testing machinery would catch problems in all architectures,
> not just the x86.

This is technically not true. I can cross-compile with my tools just fine,
it "just" requires a decent cross-compiler on my system[1] [2].

   Arjan van de Ven

[1] I do have a 18Gb disk available for it
[2] Or someone should get me access on a <put favorite non-i386 arch here>
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