aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/Documentation
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt37
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 19 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
index 08fbe6cd309d..f099b814d383 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
@@ -276,40 +276,39 @@ more details, with real examples.
--- 3.7 Compilation flags
- EXTRA_CFLAGS, EXTRA_AFLAGS, EXTRA_LDFLAGS
+ ccflags-y, asflags-y and ldflags-y
+ The three flags listed above applies only to the kbuild makefile
+ where they are assigned. They are used for all the normal
+ cc, as and ld invocation happenign during a recursive build.
+ Note: Flags with the same behaviour were previously named:
+ EXTRA_CFLAGS, EXTRA_AFLAGS and EXTRA_LDFLAGS.
+ They are yet supported but their use are deprecated.
- All the EXTRA_ variables apply only to the kbuild makefile
- where they are assigned. The EXTRA_ variables apply to all
- commands executed in the kbuild makefile.
-
- $(EXTRA_CFLAGS) specifies options for compiling C files with
- $(CC).
+ ccflags-y specifies options for compiling C files with $(CC).
Example:
# drivers/sound/emu10k1/Makefile
- EXTRA_CFLAGS += -I$(obj)
- ifdef DEBUG
- EXTRA_CFLAGS += -DEMU10K1_DEBUG
- endif
+ ccflags-y += -I$(obj)
+ ccflags-$(DEBUG) += -DEMU10K1_DEBUG
This variable is necessary because the top Makefile owns the
variable $(KBUILD_CFLAGS) and uses it for compilation flags for the
entire tree.
- $(EXTRA_AFLAGS) is a similar string for per-directory options
+ asflags-y is a similar string for per-directory options
when compiling assembly language source.
Example:
#arch/x86_64/kernel/Makefile
- EXTRA_AFLAGS := -traditional
+ asflags-y := -traditional
- $(EXTRA_LDFLAGS) is a string for per-directory options to $(LD).
+ ldflags-y is a string for per-directory options to $(LD).
Example:
#arch/m68k/fpsp040/Makefile
- EXTRA_LDFLAGS := -x
+ ldflags-y := -x
CFLAGS_$@, AFLAGS_$@
@@ -495,9 +494,9 @@ more details, with real examples.
Example:
#fs/reiserfs/Makefile
- EXTRA_CFLAGS := $(call cc-ifversion, -lt, 0402, -O1)
+ ccflags-y := $(call cc-ifversion, -lt, 0402, -O1)
- In this example, EXTRA_CFLAGS will be assigned the value -O1 if the
+ In this example, ccflags-y will be assigned the value -O1 if the
$(CC) version is less than 4.2.
cc-ifversion takes all the shell operators:
-eq, -ne, -lt, -le, -gt, and -ge
@@ -783,7 +782,7 @@ When kbuild executes, the following steps are followed (roughly):
Example:
#arch/s390/Makefile
LDFLAGS := -m elf_s390
- Note: EXTRA_LDFLAGS can be used to further customise
+ Note: ldflags-y can be used to further customise
the flags used. See chapter 3.7.
LDFLAGS_MODULE Options for $(LD) when linking modules
@@ -1100,7 +1099,7 @@ When kbuild executes, the following steps are followed (roughly):
When building the *.lds target, kbuild uses the variables:
KBUILD_CPPFLAGS : Set in top-level Makefile
- EXTRA_CPPFLAGS : May be set in the kbuild makefile
+ cppflags-y : May be set in the kbuild makefile
CPPFLAGS_$(@F) : Target specific flags.
Note that the full filename is used in this
assignment.