Re: [PATCH] powerpc: remove meaningless KBUILD_ARFLAGS addition

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Wed Aug 28 2019 - 00:24:57 EST

On Sat, 2019-07-13 at 03:21:06 UTC, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> The KBUILD_ARFLAGS addition in arch/powerpc/Makefile has never worked
> in a useful way because it is always overridden by the following code
> in the top Makefile:
> # use the deterministic mode of AR if available
> KBUILD_ARFLAGS := $(call ar-option,D)
> The code in the top Makefile was added in 2011, by commit 40df759e2b9e
> ("kbuild: Fix build with binutils <= 2.19").
> The KBUILD_ARFLAGS addition for ppc has always been dead code from the
> beginning.
> Nobody has reported a problem since 43c9127d94d6 ("powerpc: Add option
> to use thin archives"), so this code was unneeded.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied to powerpc next, thanks.