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CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64: Use 64-bit ELF format for building

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64:

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A 64-bit kernel is usually built using the 64-bit ELF binary object format as it's one that allows arbitrary 64-bit constructs. For kernels that are loaded within the KSEG compatibility segments the 32-bit ELF format can optionally be used resulting in a somewhat smaller binary, but this option is not explicitly supported by the toolchain and since binutils 2.14 it does not even work at all.

Say Y to use the 64-bit format or N to use the 32-bit one.

If unsure say Y.

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