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authorYann E. MORIN" <>2011-10-05 01:19:51 (GMT)
committerMichael Hope <>2011-10-05 01:19:51 (GMT)
commit04da3418caa214af2c486e6a731cd70489ef8f14 (patch)
tree51aa271e7ea89ab28ebc162b1acdb5e6dc2e01a9 /config/global
parent4ddbf5c7dcbc6392f196d744d07cb94b584d01ce (diff)
scripts: support extra host compiler flags
Allow the user to configure extra flags to pass to the host compiler at build time. Applies to both C and C++. Useful on Ubuntu to turn off the stack protector and fortify defaults so the program stands a better chance of running on other distros. Signed-off-by: Michael Hope <> [ put the custom flags at the end] Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <>
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diff --git a/config/global/ b/config/global/
index 7092a7f..fae9917 100644
--- a/config/global/
+++ b/config/global/
@@ -41,6 +41,16 @@ config USE_PIPES
Use gcc's option -pipe to use pipes rather than temp files when building
the toolchain.
+ string
+ prompt "Extra host compiler flags"
+ default ""
+ help
+ Extra flags to pass to the host C and C++ compiler.
+ May be used to change the default features of the host
+ compiler such as turning off the stack protector or fortify.
prompt "Shell to use as CONFIG_SHELL"