confused about "__PBL__" macro and whether it's actually used

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD plagnioj at
Tue Dec 4 11:36:48 EST 2012

On 07:41 Tue 04 Dec     , Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   perusing arch/arm/mach-omap/omap3_generic.c and i noticed that the
> initcall "omap3_gpio_init" is apparently invoked by the TI X-loader,
> even though it *appears* to be protected by the macro:
> #ifndef __PBL__
> static int omap3_gpio_init(void)
> {
> ... snip ...
> }
> coredevice_initcall(omap3_gpio_init);
> #endif
>   i assume __PBL__ is meant to refer to the "primary bootloader" --
> that would be X-loader -- which suggests that that initcall shouldn't
> be invoked by the X-loader as long as that macro is being defined
> correctly.
>   am i misunderstanding something here?  i'm going to check the
> makefiles to see if i'm just confused.
no this means pre-bootloader aso this is in zbarebox.bin case only

for the code that contain the decompressor

Best Regards,

More information about the barebox mailing list