necessary to build for all platforms?

Richard Eisenberg eir at
Wed Mar 9 02:25:31 UTC 2016

Hi devs,

Watching the files being compiled slowly scrolling by, as I too often do, led me to this question: Is there a reason that my machine (an x86-based Mac) is building modules in the SPARC or PPC directory? These absolutely need to be compiled when validating on any machine, but if I'm on the devel2 build settings, I don't see the need.

Am I right that these aren't needed for debugging? If I am, is it reasonable to try to teach the build scripts how to avoid doing this?


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