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From: Fangrui Song <maskray@google.com>
To: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
Cc: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>,
	Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>,
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>,
	linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	clang-built-linux@googlegroups.com,
	Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] Makefile: Remove '--gcc-toolchain' flag
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2021 13:15:27 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210309211527.us52fgxdzpf25xzw@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210309205915.2340265-1-nathan@kernel.org>


On 2021-03-09, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
>This flag was originally added to allow clang to find the GNU cross
>tools in commit 785f11aa595b ("kbuild: Add better clang cross build
>support"). This flag was not enough to find the tools at times so
>'--prefix' was added to the list in commit ef8c4ed9db80 ("kbuild: allow
>to use GCC toolchain not in Clang search path") and improved upon in
>commit ca9b31f6bb9c ("Makefile: Fix GCC_TOOLCHAIN_DIR prefix for Clang
>cross compilation"). Now that '--prefix' specifies a full path and
>prefix, '--gcc-toolchain' serves no purpose because the kernel builds
>with '-nostdinc' and '-nostdlib'.
>
>This has been verified with self compiled LLVM 10.0.1 and LLVM 13.0.0 as
>well as a distribution version of LLVM 11.1.0 without binutils in the
>LLVM toolchain locations.
>
>Link: https://reviews.llvm.org/D97902
>Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>

The wording looks good.

Reviewed-by: Fangrui Song <maskray@google.com>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-03-09 21:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-02 21:06 [PATCH " Nathan Chancellor
2021-03-02 21:06 ` [PATCH 2/2] Makefile: Only specify '--prefix=' when building with clang + GNU as Nathan Chancellor
2021-03-02 22:02   ` Fangrui Song
2021-03-02 22:09     ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-03-02 22:40       ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-03-09 19:55   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-03-09 19:58     ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-09-29 17:26   ` kernel test robot
2021-09-29 19:32   ` kernel test robot
2021-03-02 21:43 ` [PATCH 1/2] Makefile: Remove '--gcc-toolchain' flag Fangrui Song
2021-03-03  8:33   ` Masahiro Yamada
2021-03-02 22:33 ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-03-03  3:25 ` Sedat Dilek
2021-03-03 14:22   ` Sedat Dilek
2021-03-09 20:59 ` [PATCH v2 " Nathan Chancellor
2021-03-09 20:59   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] Makefile: Only specify '--prefix=' when building with clang + GNU as Nathan Chancellor
2021-03-09 21:15   ` Fangrui Song [this message]
2021-03-15 16:21   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] Makefile: Remove '--gcc-toolchain' flag Masahiro Yamada
2021-03-15 16:41     ` Sedat Dilek
2021-03-16 15:36       ` Masahiro Yamada

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