[PATCH] dtc: Use quotes to include header files
grant.likely at linaro.org
Thu Jan 29 07:56:46 PST 2015
On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:13:24 +1300
, Chris Packham <chris.packham at alliedtelesis.co.nz>
> Currently in arch and driver code that needs early access to the
> flattened device tree it is necessary to add specific CFLAGS so that
> when scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h is included the C preprocessor is able
> to locate the libfdt versions of libfdt_env.h and fdt.h without
> generating an error.
> We already provide an alternative linux-specific
> version of libfdt_env.h and directly include scripts/dtc/libfdt/fdt.h
> so the inclusion by scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h is a no-op thanks to the
> inclusion guards.
> By using quotes in scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h it picks up fdt.h and
> libfdt_env.h from the source directory without needing to add CFLAGS for
> the sources that happen to include linux/libfdt.h.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Packham <chris.packham at alliedtelesis.co.nz>
> This probably should come via git://git.jdl.com/software/dtc.git however
> this appears to be inaccessible at the moment. Is this still the
> canonical source for the device tree compiler and libfdt or has it been
> moved? How much deviation from the canonical source are we prepared to
> live with in the kernel?
> This came up on the arm-LKML. Basically in the name of backwards
> compatibility I need to add a .dt_fixup to add some required nodes to
> the flattened device tree prior to the tree being un-flattened and
> processed. This is a trick powerpc makes use of fairly extensively and
> there are a few other instances of this.
> For the files that include linux/libfdt.h we currently also have to
> specify additional CFLAGS to satisfy the CPP.
> $ git grep '<linux/libfdt.h>'
> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/octeon-platform.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/setup.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> arch/mips/mti-sead3/sead3-setup.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> arch/powerpc/kernel/prom.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/fdt.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> drivers/of/fdt.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> drivers/of/fdt_address.c:#include <linux/libfdt.h>
> $ git grep -e '-I.*dtc/libfdt'
> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/Makefile:CFLAGS_octeon-platform.o = -I$(src)/../../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/Makefile:CFLAGS_setup.o = -I$(src)/../../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> arch/mips/mti-sead3/Makefile:CFLAGS_sead3-setup.o = -I$(src)/../../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> arch/powerpc/kernel/Makefile:CFLAGS_prom.o = -I$(src)/../../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile:CFLAGS_fdt.o += -I$(srctree)/scripts/dtc/libfdt/
> drivers/of/Makefile:CFLAGS_fdt.o = -I$(src)/../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> drivers/of/Makefile:CFLAGS_fdt_address.o = -I$(src)/../../scripts/dtc/libfdt
> lib/Makefile: $(eval CFLAGS_$(file) = -I$(src)/../scripts/dtc/libfdt))
> Simply by switching to using quotes we can avoid having this extra step.
> Assuming that this patch is acceptable a follow on clean up would be to
> remove the instances of CFLAGS_... listed above.
>  - http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-December/310840.html
> scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h b/scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h
> index 73f4975..ea1ddcd 100644
> --- a/scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h
> +++ b/scripts/dtc/libfdt/libfdt.h
> @@ -51,8 +51,8 @@
> * EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
> -#include <libfdt_env.h>
> -#include <fdt.h>
> +#include "libfdt_env.h"
> +#include "fdt.h"
Until this is resolved with upstream DTC, what about adding dummy
libfdt.h, libfdt_env.h and fdt.h to include/linux? That would get this
out of the blocker path for merging this code.
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