[RFC PATCH V3 1/2] scripts: dtc: build fdtget for extracting properties from dtbs
grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Tue Nov 19 09:17:19 EST 2013
On Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:54:26 -0700, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> On 11/18/2013 02:21 PM, Jason Cooper wrote:
> > In order for 'make dtbs_install' to be maintainable, we need a reliable
> > way to determine the board compatible string for a given dtb. fdtget
> > does that easily as written, but currently isn't built by the kernel.
> > diff --git a/scripts/dtc/Makefile b/scripts/dtc/Makefile
> > +include $(src)/libfdt/Makefile.libfdt
> > +
> > +fdtget-objs := fdtget.o util.o $(patsubst %, libfdt/%, $(LIBFDT_OBJS))
> I observe that there's a scripts/dtc/Makefile.dtc that /isn't/ used by
> scripts/dtc/Makefile. Hence, having scripts/dtc/Makefile use
> scripts/dtc/libfdt/Makefile.libfdt seems slightly inconsistent. That
> said, it's probably a good idea to use Makefile.libfdt, so perhaps the
> answer here is to update Makefile to use Makefile.dtc sometime, rather
> than not use Makefile.libfdt in this patch?
Perhaps. I'll leave that to another patch is someone wants to take it
on. I'm not overly worried though.
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