Re: vdso_standalone_test_x86.c build failure on Linus' tree

From: Chuck Ebbert
Date: Wed Oct 08 2014 - 17:10:34 EST

On Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:55:00 -0700
"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 10/08/2014 01:46 PM, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> >
> > Fedora doesn't cross-compile i686 builds because of problems like
> > this. It sets up an i386 chroot and runs all native tools inside of
> > it.
> >
> Breaking cross-compilation is not okay, though, regardless of what
> Fedora does. It should be okay to, for example, build an i386 kernel on
> an ARM box.

I think they tried that for a while, and ended up chasing compiler
and makefile bugs all day. And then there's the software that wants
to run self-tests as part of its build...
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