make: .exe handling breaks kernel cross-compile

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jun 11 14:43:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 01:04:22AM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>On 2012-06-10 23:26, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> If there is a bug it is with make ever equating foo.exe with foo.  It's
>> undoubtedly happening because of Cygwin's attempts at transparency.
>> I'm not kidding about EXEEXT.  Surely you know about this from having
>> maintained cygport.
>Am I ever, but I suspect *you* know that incorporating EXEEXT into the 
>Linux kernel buildsystem will likely never be accepted upstream.

>>On 2012-06-10 14:29, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>Makefiles which expect .exe extensions usually use the EXEEXT variable
>>>for just this purpose.  Linux's makefile doesn't do that for probably
>>>obvious reasons.

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