[PATCH kernel v2] powerpc/makefile: Do not redefine $(CPP) for preprocessor

Alexey Kardashevskiy aik at ozlabs.ru
Wed May 12 13:48:53 AEST 2021

On 5/12/21 09:16, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2021 at 11:30:17PM +1000, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>>> In any case, please mention the reasoning (and the fact that you are
>>> removing these flags!) in the commit message.  Thanks!
>> but i did mention this, the last paragraph... they are duplicated.
> Oh!  I completely missed those few lines.  Sorry for that :-(

Well, I probably should have made it a separate patch anyway, I'll 
repost separately.

> To compensate a bit:
>> It still puzzles me why we need -C
>> (preserve comments in the preprocessor output) flag here.
> It is so that a human can look at the output and read it.  Comments are
> very significant to human readers :-)

I seriously doubt anyone ever read those :) I suspect this is to pull 
all the licenses in one place and do some checking but I did not dig deep.


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