RFC: Location for Device Tree Sources?

Mark A. Greer mgreer at mvista.com
Thu Aug 3 04:49:30 EST 2006

On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 12:21:37PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> On 8/2/06, Mark A. Greer <mgreer at mvista.com> wrote:
> >On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 09:20:52PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> >> I have to second that opinion.  The device tree is absolutely integral
> >> with the rest of the code/drivers needed to support a board.  I say
> >> there are stronger arguments for keeping the dts files in the kernel
> >> source than there are for the boot wrapper.
> >
> >Well, the dts is no good to you without dtc so do we put dtc in the
> >kernel source tree too?
> I don't know; should we include gcc also?
> :p

Yep, my point.

I don't really have a problem with keeping known working dts files in
arch/powerpc/boot/dts.  Perhaps a 1-1 match with files in

It would still be nice to have the dtc source, attach tool source, and,
if useful, a more exhaustive collection of dts files in one place.

benh?  paulus?


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