[PATCH 1/1] Fix segfault in DTC

Markus Mayer mmayer at broadcom.com
Wed Sep 26 12:38:16 EDT 2012

On 25/09/2012 17:35, David Gibson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 04:51:47PM -0700, Markus Mayer wrote:
>> On 25/09/2012 16:30, David Gibson wrote:
>>> Which dtc version did you observe this with?  I'm unable to reproduce
>>> the SEGV with current git.
>> That was
>> $ cat version_gen.h
>> #define DTC_VERSION "DTC 1.2.0-g37c0b6a0"
>> from
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git. In
>> other words, the DTC used by the Linux 3.6-rc series.
> Ah, ok.  Patches to dtc should be made against the upstream version at
> git://git.jdl.com/software/dtc.git.  In this case the bug was already
> fixed there, in commit a6e6c60e3a97a6b3a033cd052bb3740fd53cbf4c.

Ah yes. That makes sense. Thanks for pointing out the commit that fixes 
the issue. I just checked it out.

> I think we're overdue to update the kernel copy of dtc from upstream.

Yeah, seems like the kernel DTC is quite old.


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