[U-Boot-Users] Re: MIPS LE build problems

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 10 09:32:59 CEST 2005

In message <1123657263.29961.17.camel at localhost.localdomain> you wrote:
> > > I would suggest doing it by config name and putting ENDIANNESS in
> > > config.mk something like so (untested):
> > 
> > I disagree. This is IMHO not a good idea.  I  think  the  tool  chain
> > should  "know" which endian mode it is. I don;t ike the ide to encode
> > this in a build target name:
> How can we determine that?

Why do we have to? The only one who needs this type of information is
the toolchain, and it knows.

> CROSS_COMPILE could be set to anything. It could be:
> - mipsel-linux
> - 4kc_le-linux
> - mips-little-linux
> - ...
> Is this true?


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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