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authorRalf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>2006-04-24 13:08:41 +0100
committerRalf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>2006-04-27 15:13:50 +0100
commit3763120a316b04c29a2b9c6e817e0e4a72005dd4 (patch)
treef287de88b8700bf8d2b11db1b750d2a6f0a4dfdb /arch
parent[MIPS] 24K LV: Add core card id. (diff)
[MIPS] Kconfig: Clarify description of CROSSCOMPILE.
Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig.debug b/arch/mips/Kconfig.debug
index d3c5cc3b9c9d..515f9e611307 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig.debug
@@ -6,7 +6,13 @@ config CROSSCOMPILE
bool "Are you using a crosscompiler"
Say Y here if you are compiling the kernel on a different
- architecture than the one it is intended to run on.
+ architecture than the one it is intended to run on. This is just a
+ convenience option which will select the appropriate value for
+ the CROSS_COMPILE make variable which otherwise has to be passed on
+ the command line from mips-linux-, mipsel-linux-, mips64-linux- and
+ mips64el-linux- as appropriate for a particular kernel configuration.
+ You will have to pass the value for CROSS_COMPILE manually if the
+ name prefix for your tools is different.
config CMDLINE
string "Default kernel command string"