RFC: Location for Device Tree Sources?

Josh Boyer jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Wed Aug 9 22:56:45 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 13:18 +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 15:32 -0500, Jon Loeliger wrote:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > Where should we place the sources for the OF Flat Device
> > Tree source files?  They used to be in U-Boot, but that
> > isn't happening any more.
> Why ? While having device-tree's in zImages is good to handle firmwares
> that can't pass them, I still think that the proper thing to do is to
> have the firmware provide the DT to the kernel. Did Denk decide once for
> all against having DTs passed by uboot at all ? In which case, it's
> probably time to consider a fork...

We're only talking about the _source_ files.  The .dts files.  Not the
binary trees themselves.

The basic summary is that having a .dts in the kernel for every
defconfig would be good.  (I think that was the summary anyway.)


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