[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] meson: Allow use of ASM for x86 host with x86_64 build machine

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Thu Jun 7 21:34:02 UTC 2018

Dylan Baker <dylan at pnwbakers.com> writes:

> The reason we restrict the use of ASM when cross compiling is that there
> is a C based generator (mtypes) that must be run as part of the build
> process, and it must be built for the host architecture. In the case of
> an x86 host and an x86_64 build machine this is possible as long as the
> host and build OSes are the same (ie, not Windows -> Linux).
> This also makes the commit message a bit more generic than it previously
> was.

Given that the igt meson build has been running some of my
cross-compiled arm binaries under qemu during its build process, I
actually don't think we need to restrict running matypes compiled for
the host.
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